Cowansville: two people arrested for an attempted delivery to prison

Two men were arrested Sunday morning by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) for trying to deliver a drone package containing drugs to the federal penitentiary in Cowansville, in Montérégie.

A drone was seen near the penitentiary by the police at around 1:30 a.m., said the SQ.

During the search operation to try to find the object, the police arrested two men in their twenties who were in a vehicle parked nearby.

The drone was eventually located and a package was seized with the help of a dog handler. The 26 and 28-year-old suspects were charged after being questioned by police. They face justice for drug trafficking, conspiracy and breach of probation.

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