Second guilty plea in New Jersey prison contraband drone drop scheme

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A few short months after an ex-convict received a sentence for making drone deliveries of contraband into the Fort Dix federal prison in New Jersey, a second former inmate has admitted to his role in the infamous aerial smuggling scheme.

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NJ security officials are urging people to report suspicious drone activity

The growing popularity of drones as a holiday gift has got the agency that leads New Jersey’s counterterrorism and cybersecurity efforts worried. The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) is both asking new pilots to familiarize themselves with aviation rules and safety guidelines, and cautioning the public to take heed of suspicious drone activities.

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Barnegat Police start using two new DJI drones

The Barnegat Police have started using two new DJI drones, a DJI Matrice 210 and a DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise in New Jersey. The unmanned aerial systems were paid for with grant funds available through a New Jersey Division of Highway Safety program.

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Princeton student breaks Guinness World Record for quadcopter

12th grader, Zechen Wei broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest quadcopter to ascend to 100 meters or about 300 feet with a record time of 2.732 seconds. Wei is a senior at Princeton International School of Mathematics who has always had a passion for drones.

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Drunk drone flying is now illegal in the state of New Jersey

We knew this was coming but now it is official. Drunk drone flying is now illegal in the state of New Jersey. This past Monday, Gov. Chris Christie signed the bill into law on his last day in office, making it officially illegal to fly a drone while being under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, or other hallucinogenics.

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