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Man caught throwing a football packed with drugs and cell phones into a prison yard

A Michigan man may need to work on his throw after he was busted for allegedly tossing a football containing tons of drugs and cell phones into a prison yard.

The Detroit Free-Press says the man tried lobbing the football into a common yard, but it landed between two fences. An officer sitting in a parking lot nearby saw what unfolded. "After observing the passenger exit the vehicle and throw the football, our officer ran towards the vehicle and drew his Taser and told the driver to stop, which he did," said a spokesman for the Michigan Department of Corrections.

The football was packed with heroin, marijuana, tobacco, and three cell phones. He now faces charges including possession of illegal drugs with intent to deliver, smuggling, and trespassing on prison property.