At 3:45 am this morning (Dec 19), Charlottetown Police Services responded to a report of a female that was missing in the Charlottetown area.
Officers were able to narrow the search area to the North River Road and Beach Grove Road intersection and deployed the Skyranger R70 drone at 4:00am. The drone Pilot activated the thermal imaging camera which is used to detect heat sources. At 4:15 am, the drone detected a heat source consistent with a human and officers on the ground were directed to her location. The missing female was located laying in the snow in medical distress, she was responsive and transported to the QEH by Island EMS.