Two Arrested In Drone Drug Delivery Operation | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited-12-03-18

Airborne Unmanned-12-04-18

Airborne Unlimited-12.05.18

AMA Drone Report-12.06.18

Airborne Unlimited-12.07.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne Unlimited-12-03-18

Airborne Unmanned-12-04-18

Airborne Unlimited-12.05.18

AMA Drone Report-12.06.18

Airborne Unlimited-12.07.18

Fri, Dec 29, 2017

Two Arrested In Drone Drug Delivery Operation

Aircraft Observed Dropping Packages To Waiting Customers

Two people in Riverside, CA have been arrested on charges of involvement in a drug operation that used a drone to deliver packages to customers.

Ashley Carroll, 31 and Benjamin Baldassarre, 39, were arrested last week following a raid on an alleged drug house, according to a report from television station KABC. During the raid, authorities found narcotics scattered throughout the home, including some in the bedroom of a 9-year-old girl.

Before the raid, authorities conducted a surveillance operation after learning that a drone was reportedly being used to deliver drugs from the home. They observed the aircraft leave the back yard of the home and fly to a nearby parking lot where it would drop packages to waiting customers.

Carroll and Baldassarre were charged with possession of controlled substances, possession of controlled substances for the purposes of sales, conspiracy to commit a crime, and child endangerment. Child Protective Services was called, and the child was eventually released to her mother, who was not in the home at the time.

During the raid, police found the drone, as well as a variety of controlled substances.

(Mug shots provided by the Riverside Police Department)

FMI: Original Report

Advertisement

More News

Airborne-Unmanned 12.04.18: GA-ASI Ground Control, Skeye Acquired, Censys Tech

Also: FAA Exec Appointment, InstantEye Mk-3, XLCargoDrones Center, ALTI UAS Enhanced VTOL UAV A “Certifiable” (STANAG 4671-compliant) Ground Control Station (C-GCS) fro>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (12.09.18)

"ALTAIR Pathfinder has been a resilient and flexible satellite. Combining autonomous routine operations with ease of reprogramming for special opportunities, ALTAIR Pathfinder effi>[...]

Aero-Help Wanted: ANN REALLY Needs A Sales Pro

ANN/Airborne/Aero-TV Marketing Department Needs Part or Full Time Personnel E-I-C Note: For some reason, finding really motivated/honest/professional sales help has been a tough gi>[...]

AMA Drone Report 12.06.18: No Drone Zone Nonsense, FAA's 'Buzzy', Airport Probs

Also: FAA Exec Appointment, Drone Use Standards, Censys BVLOS, Woolsey Fire Recovery Drones OK... it’s getting a little out of control... Signs have been popping up saying dr>[...]

Airborne 12.07.18: Continental Power-Liaoning Cub, AirVenture, Lion Air v Boeing

Also: 64 Satellite 'Rideshare', Hurricane Hunters Finish Year, Cessna 208B SAIB, Aero-TV: Wright B Flyer Program Continental Motors Group has entered a strategic partnership with L>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC