Macon State Prison officer discovers drone with contraband

Updated: Aug. 25, 2017 at 1:14 AM EDT
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MACON CO., GA (WALB) - A drone with contraband was discovered by an officer at a Macon County prison on Thursday, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

In a Facebook post, the department explained that a Macon State Prison perimeter officer noticed a drone had crashed.

The officer 'contained' the drone and an institutional investigator searched it.

While searching the drone, the investigator found three cell phones wrapped in a black cloth.

The phones and drone were confiscated.

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