A drone that was getting used to ship contraband to a rural Virginia jail dropped the bundle deal as a substitute at a close-by non-public faculty. 

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office acknowledged the bundle deal, which contained marijuana, tobacco and cell telephones, was dropped on faculty grounds spherical 5:40 a.m. Monday.

Shortly afterward, the errant drone was retrieved by individuals in a dark-colored sedan in the Brunswick Academy’s car parking zone, in accordance to the sheriff’s workplace. 

Authorities concluded that the bundle deal was intended for the Lawrenceville County Correctional Facility, a one-minute drive from the college. 

Illicit drone deliveries to inmates apparently is not uncommon in the world. The sheriff’s workplace acknowledged it has obtained fairly a couple of calls this 12 months complaining relating to the “same criminal activity.”

The seized bundle deal has been turned over to the Virginia Department of Corrections. The investigation is ongoing.