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Major investigation smashes nationwide prison drone gang

'Painstaking and complicated' investigation was undertaken by a small, dedicated team of detectives from West Mercia Police.

A drone which taken down in mid-flight by a prison officer in a separate incident. (PA)

A drone which taken down in mid-flight by a prison officer in a separate incident. (PA)

Date - 19th December 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
A major organised crime gang that used drones to smuggle drugs, weapons and mobile phones with an estimated value of up to £1.2million into prisons across the country has been rumbled. Ringleader Craig Hickinbottom co-ordinated a gang of...
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