CLEVELAND (AP) – Police in Ohio have released video they say shows an inmate collecting contraband dropped by drone over a county jail’s outdoor exercise yard.
Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County officials released the video Tuesday.READ MORE: 'A Miracle': Ohio Mayor Saves Skydiving Partner’s Life After Malfunction
The security video shows an inmate in an outdoor area at Cuyahoga County Jail’s complex in Euclid (YOO’-klid) looking up at something off-camera. He later attempts to catch an item falling above him. He misses and collects the item from the ground and walks out of view.READ MORE: Teen Dies Nearly 2 Years After He Was Shot At Fourth Of July Celebration In Pittsburgh
Authorities say the dropped parcel contained a cell phone and loose-leaf marijuana.
The county sheriff’s office launched an investigation and has turned the case over to prosecutors.MORE NEWS: Former Wilkinsburg Police Officer Under Investigation For Shooting Romir Talley Hired By Penn Hills Police Department
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