#AceNewsReport – May.11: A man has been charged with using drones to fly drugs and mobile phones into Birmingham prison – the first such prosecution secured by West Midlands Police #AceNewsDesk reports
WMP: Man charged with drone drug drop into Birmingham prison Michael Tovey is accused of using two drones to drop contraband into an exercise yard in HMP Birmingham on 29 October and 6 November last year.
It’s alleged Tovey, currently a serving prisoner in Dorset, first tried dropping a consignment into an exercise yard near N and P wings containing four phones, SIM cards, Black Mamba, steroids and cannabis.
The 27-year-old is also accused of being at the controls of a drone that crashed into the same yard eight days later carrying two phones and more of the same banned drugs.
Tovey, formerly of Lakes Road in Erdington, faces a total of 13 counts of conveying banned items…
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