Sheriff’s Drone Chases Down Fleeing Suspect

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/06/27/sheriffs-drone-chases-down-fleeing-suspect-in-san-leandro/”

SAN LEANDRO, California (CBS SF) — A search warrant served on a home in San Leandro netted more than a dozen arrests, including one fleeing suspect chased by a sheriff’s department drone. “Today we had somebody run from this location and because we had this up in the air (a drone) we were able to follow him and tell the ground units where he was. We had a deputy walk over and detain him without incident.”


Comments from DroneChatr: It is exciting to see the ever increasing use of drones in our society. From time to time I’ll be sharing stories about the use (and misuse) of drones. Perhaps you’ve run across an interesting story that involves a drone. I’d love to hear about it! Please share.

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