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CanadaDrug-toting drone seized at Collins Bay Institution

18:50  06 september  2019
18:50  06 september  2019 Source:   ottawacitizen.com

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Officials at Collins Bay Institution near Kingston intercepted and seized a drone earlier this week carrying a payload of illegal drugs . On Aug. 30, staff at Joyceville Institution stopped contraband with an institutional value of ,100 from entering the institution .

OTTAWA -- Officials at Collins Bay Institution in Kingston, Ont. have intercepted several packages containing contraband that drones dropped inside prison walls. The items seized earlier this month include 415 grams of tobacco, 413 grams of marijuana, a cellphone with charging cords, and four

Drug-toting drone seized at Collins Bay Institution © Ian MacAlpine Joyceville Institution.

Officials at Collins Bay Institution near Kingston intercepted and seized a drone earlier this week carrying a payload of illegal drugs.

The interception occurred Monday around 9:45 p.m.

The drone was carrying 102.8 grams of tobacco and 428.4 grams of marijuana. The total estimated institutional value of the seizure is $45,240.

Prison officials offered no further details on the case.

It was the second such seizure at a federal prison in four days.

On Aug. 30, staff at Joyceville Institution stopped contraband with an institutional value of $6,100 from entering the institution.

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Collins Bay Institution in Kingston was the target of a suspected drone drop of tobacco and drugs , correctional service officers say. Global News. On Oct. 3, prison staff seized a dropped package that contained over 455 grams of tobacco and 11 grams of crystal methamphetamine, with a total

An inmate at Collins Bay Institution has been charged, in addition to the arrests of two men outside the penitentiary, following a failed drone drop last week. The joint forces penitentiary squad, along with the OPP’s criminal investigation branch, intercepted a drone carrying a package over Collins Bay

Tobacco smoking was banned in federal correctional institutions in 2008.

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