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Attorney: ‘Guerilla-Like Police Tactics’ Used in First American Drone Arrest

May 6, 2012
Jason Koebler, USA News

Lawyer defending the first American nabbed by a drone says constitutional rights were violated

The lawyer for the first American arrested with the help of a pilotless drone says “guerilla-like police tactics” were used to make the arrest.

Lakota, N.D., resident Rodney Brossart was arrested last June after a bizarre 16-hour standoff with police in which Brossart was repeatedly tased after allegedly threatening to kill officers who came onto his property. After the standoff, a SWAT team from nearby Grand Forks called in a Predator drone owned by the Department of Homeland Security to determine that they could safely arrest Brossart. He and police were sparring over the ownership of six cows that had wandered onto his farm.

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