William Meredith had a legal right to shoot a drone out of the sky that was flying over his property, a judge ruled Monday.
Bullitt County District Court Judge Rebecca Ward also threw out the charges against Meredith during the court hearing, WDRB reports.
Meredith had been arrested on charges of criminal mischief and wanton endangerment after he shot a personal drone owned by David Boggs in Hillview, Ky. Ward felt that because the drone was flying low that Meredith was justified in his actions.
“He had a right to shoot at this drone, and I’m gonna dismiss this charge,” she said during the hearing, according to WDRB. (RELATED: Drone Drops Bale Of Weed On Arizona Home In Latest Case Of High-Tech Drug Smuggling)
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