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Plod foils drone drug drop down under

Let's get hysterical and blame this on delivery-by-drone ideas, shall we?

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Police in the Australian State of Victoria claim to have stopped a drone that was allegedly attempting to deliver a bag of drugs into a prison.

Victoria's finest were called to the maximum security Metropolitan Remand Centre in the Melbourne suburb of Ravenhall on Sunday afternoon, after reports a drone was buzzing about near the facility.

Media reports suggest that when Police arrived, they found a man, a woman, a quadracopter and a bag of illicit drugs.

The Police arrested and charged the man, who's due in court next week on charges of drug possession and trying to sneak things into prison.

Who to blame for this event? On the off-chance this delivery attempt was not original thinking, The Reg is sorely, sorely, tempted to point the finger in the direction of one J. Bezos of Seattle, who floated the idea of drone delivery last year. ®

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