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DJI "drone" flier arrested/Aircraft confiscated

Discussion in 'News' started by JWarren, Aug 14, 2014.

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    so this guy was specifically flying in areas he knew were off limits, just to annoy the police?
     
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    It was public land as far as I could tell.
     
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    Can anyone find the code the cop was talking about?
    http://qcode.us/codes/

    I think he said it was municipal code IMC 63.44ba
    Just not sure where in LA this was. I dont see anything close to 63 in West Hollywood.
     
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    "you are being arrested"per the "Assistant Chief of Port Police Chief". That seems odd.
     
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    DJI "drone" flier arrested/Aircraft confiscated

    Looks like the citation may be under this code for L.A. parks and recreation?

    http://www.laparks.org/venice/pdf/lamc63.pdf

    Specifically:

    8. No person shall land, release, take off or fly any balloon, except children toy balloons not inflated with any flammable material, helicopter, parakite, hang glider, aircraft or powered models thereof, except in areas specifically set aside therefor.

    Although, flying over a US warship (if that in fact was an vessel in active service) may have resulted in the call to local police.
     
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    Yes, that's what the police officer said. LAMC 63.44B 8
     
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    Thanks damon.
    Then the idiot has every right to have his bird taken away. TMZ is making it sound like he's done this before to spite the police.

    "Authorities have confiscated a drone from a man on a mission against the LAPD"
     
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    I can assure you that ship is not an active ship. All our battle ships have been out of service since the early 90's

    He flew in a public park area that he should have know wasnt a smart area to fly. These are the types of cases that are going to make those of us that do follow rules and fly responsibly look bad and ruin it for everyone.
     
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    DJI "drone" flier arrested/Aircraft confiscated

    "The US Navy has requested you not fly over their ships and they called us"

    Pretty much sums it up. "Family day with cameras" doesn't mean it's ok to buzz a US warship.
     
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    dude, this guy is balls out against the cops. Look at his rant on his youtube page and just check out the video.
    He is purposely being a wise-*** about the whole thing

    hell, his youtube page says it all

    https://www.youtube.com/user/MrTomzebra/videos

    He's been on TMZ before. I remember who this guy is now. He will ruin it for all of us. Someone, please break his quad! lol
     
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    Oh I agree, I think he is an idiot.....
     
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    If it's the same guy, he has a history of stalking the cops. Seems just a tad bit unstable. Taking his Phantom away was a wise move.
     
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    Maybe the Police Department has a history with this guy? I guess my biggest problem is the confiscation of his Phantom.
     
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    watch the whole video and look at his youtube channel.

    This guy and some friends STALK cops.

    full video
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGtqVLMGV74[/youtube]


    I mean they came up to him very nicely, then he is being passive aggressive and just an *******, saying how the police cant enforce anything...blah blah blah.

    THATS when they took it away. Seemed to me they just told him to put it away at first.

    youtube channel
    https://www.youtube.com/user/MrTomzebra/videos

    His name is Tom "muthafucka" Zebra
    https://www.youtube.com/user/MrTomzebra/videos

    he doesnt like cops. period
     
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    Just checked out his YouTube channel. I think the police officers that encounter this guy deserve bonuses and paid recovery time off for each encounter.
     
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    I don't have a problem with that AT ALL. He's an idiot, and doesn't deserve to own or pilot a Phantom or any other equipment. He's just making it harder for the rest of us. Take it away ASAP!
     
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    I call to arms the people of LA to follow THIS guy who a camera and drones lol

    (would be funny to see)