There’s debate about just how interested in and entertained readers are by the lengthening litany of stupendously ill-advised efforts using drones for contraband deliveries to prisons – and their frequently shared destiny to fail as resoundingly as many indeed do. But this week’s addition is such a sure-fire, first ballot inductee to the “Not Very Sharp Aerial Felons’ Hall of Fame” that we feel duty-bound to give it the attention it so richly deserves.
A Georgia man was arrested Sunday morning by police in Washington County on suspicion of flying his drone to make a contraband delivery to the nearby state prison. And just what evidence did law enforcement officials claim they had in charging the until-proven-guilty suspect?
His loot-stuffed UAV landed on their patrol car as they investigated his suspicious presence in the area.
The 28-year-old suspect and other individuals were spotted near the jail in the early hours of Sunday, provoking a…