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Drones and High tech thieves?

Posted at 10:47 PM, Aug 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-08 22:48:01-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Drones doing dirty work! A quite neighborhood in Cape Coral being "cased" by some high tech burglars, with eyes in the sky.

Home surveillance video catches what appears to be a drone, hovering a little too close for comfort.
 
Ron Parks of Cape Coral was watching TV when he noticed something strange on his home surveillance monitor.
 
A bright light was circling around his parked cars in his driveway.
 
He showed the video to his brother who is an insurance adjustor who identified it as a drone.
 
"He said it was a drone flying around to look inside the cars and see if there is anything worthwhile stealing."
 
Ron walked outside after seeing the light on his monitor.
 
Surveillance video shows the drone coming extremely close to him.
 
But, Ron never even noticed it because it was so quite.
 
He says the whole experience has been "creepy."
 
Creepy and illegal.
 
FAA regulations clearly state, you're only allowed to operate a drone during daylight hours.
 
Also, there must be "a clear visual line of sight" between the operator and the drone.
 
But no one was able to catch the pilot before the drone flew off into the night.