In our discussion following the attempt by firefighters in Orange County, New York to use a hose line to shoot down a drone over a house fire, a number of people applauded the efforts. Some went so far as to say they would use a firearm to shoot one down flying over their own property. Here’s a man who did just that.
William Merideth of Hillview, Kentucky in Bullitt County used his shotgun to down a drone flying over his property last Sunday. The aircraft, worth $1800, crashed into a nearby field.
The action brought Merideth’s arrest on charges of first degree criminal mischief and first degree wanton endangerment.
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