2 weeks Contraband-laden drone snags in prison net; 2 arrested Inquirer
JACKSON, Miss. --- A drone carrying marijuana, cigarette lighters and cellphones got caught in a net above a Mississippi prison fence, resulting in the arrest of two men, state corrections officials said. John Travis Ross, 33, of Vicksburg and Joshua Ray Corban, 18, of Utica, made initial court appearances Tuesday in Rankin County on charges of conspiracy and attempting to smuggle contraband into the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl, the Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a news release Wednesday. The two were identified after Rankin County sheriff's investigators traced the drone's flights --- and then investigators turned up ... more