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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 …

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"Arrested and charged the man"

Why did they not arrest and charge both?

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Re: "Arrested and charged the man"

Why did they not arrest and charge both?

That wouldn't fly :p

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Would have taken to long to charge the quadcopter.

buduummm .... tsssssss

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Hurling stuff over the fence is hardly original

A version of this has been used over the US borders for a while. People shoot drugs out of a small cannon mounted on the back of a pickup. Kinda funny. A slingshot (catapult) would work too.

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Black Helicopters

Ha Amazon!

We Aussies beat you to get an operational drone delivery service.....

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Given that the drone did not deliver, I think the service should be requalified as "in field testing phase".

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Parcel Force and Yodel are said to be interested in this level of service.

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Quadcopter Stealth

Maybe the sound subtle sound of a megaphone shoved into a nest of angry bees gave the game away?!

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The Beano did it years ago.

With a remote controlled helicopter.

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Re: The Beano did it years ago.

Really? Even the Bash Street Kids drew the line at drugs...

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Re: The Beano did it years ago.

Could help explain Pieface!

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"A man, a woman, a quadracopter and a bag of illicit drugs"

"A movie with Samuel Jackson"

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Nah...not enough f***ing snakes for that ;-)

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With the right f***ing drugs you'll hallucinate the f***ing snakes

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

yes.

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It was a fair "copitor"

It was a fair "copitor" by the flying squad.

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WTF?

Why is it that I get the impression that these people...........

...........were not exactly the crème de la crème of the criminal fraternity?

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