Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Pigeons smuggle cell phones into Brazil prison

SAO PAULO - Inmates have devised an innovative way to smuggle cell phones into a prison farm in Brazil: carrier pigeons.

Guards at the Danilio Pinheiro prison near the southeastern city of Sorocaba last week noticed a pigeon resting on an electric wire with a small cloth bag tied to one of its legs.

"The guards nabbed the bird after luring it down with some food and discovered components of a small cell phone inside the bag," police investigator Celso Soramiglio said Tuesday.

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Anonymous said...

lol, I bet they shot it once they lured it a little closer. I believe that it's pretty difficult to nab a bird, even with food

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