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Drones Arrest Could Lead to Drone Controls in Hollywood

Authorities have confiscated a drone from a man on a mission against the LAPD … and the action could end up protecting celebrities in Hollywood from unmanned aircrafts.

We’ve learned Tom Zebra — the guy who flew a drone over the Hollywood Division of the LAPD a few weeks back — was flying his drone around the harbor in San Pedro, CA when the Port Police confronted him and ordered him to land the aircraft.

The cops grabbed the drone and then placed Zebra under arrest for a city law that prohibits anyone from flying an unmanned aircraft around a public beach. He was cited and released.

We’ve learned the arrest got the LAPD buzzing … because L.A. authorities have been stumped on how to regulate drones. Up to now the LAPD and prosecutors saw no way to prohibit drones that fly under 400 feet.
Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2014/08/14/drones-hollywood-laws/#ixzz3AQn84zJq

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