Whoops! Wayward drone lands in prison yard at Waupun Correctional Institution
FOND DU LAC COUNTY — A wayward drone in Fond du Lac County!
According to the Fond du Lac reporter, on Monday, December 28th, a 32-year-old man contacted the Waupun Police Department — indicating he had lost communication with his drone.
As it turned out, the drone landed behind the walls of the Waupun Correctional Institution.
Right now, the drone’s operator isn’t facing any charges or citations.
Prison staff recovered the drone, and returned it to its owner.
Officials say the drone’s operator had registered it with the FAA, which is a new requirement for drone owners.