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Drone Drops Drugs Into Ohio Prison, Sparks Brawl

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    A drone delivered almost a quarter of an ounce of heroin, more than 2 ounces of marijuana and more than 5 ounces of tobacco to a prison in Ohio, officials said.

    A high-flying drone dropped a drug-filled delivery into an Ohio prison yard, sparking a brawl among several inmates, NBC News reported.

    At least nine prisoners at the Mansfield Correctional Institution, a men's facility southwest of Cleveland, were involved in the fight on July 27 and placed in solitary confinement, according to an incident report.

    "Upon reviewing the cameras, it was determined that a drone passed over the recreation yards immediately before the fight began," the report said.

    The delivery included almost a quarter of an ounce of heroin, more than 2 ounces of marijuana and more than 5 ounces of tobacco, prison officials said. Prison officials are investigating the incident.