Friday, July 31, 2020

State Police Investigate Drone Activity near SCI/Frackville

The Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville are investigating an incident involving a drone flying near SCI/Frackville, located on Altamont Boulevard in Ryan Township near Frackville.

According to police, on July 23rd, 2020, around 8:15pm, the prison's drone activation alarm alerted that a drone flew close enough to the prison to trigger the alarm.

Police say the drone did not fly onto or over prison property but it was closing enough to sound the alrm.

The area around the prison was searched but nothing was found.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Frackville barracks at (570) 874-5300.