Victory For ‘Drone Slayer’ Puts State Laws In Spotlight

DronesOn March 21, 2017, a federal judge in the Western District of Kentucky dismissed a lawsuit brought by a drone pilot, David Boggs, against the “Drone Slayer” William Merideth, a Kentucky man who shot down a drone that he believed was flying over his own property in 2015. Dismissed on jurisdictional grounds, the ruling leaves open many questions concerning aerial trespass and federal authority.

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