Coventry & Warwickshire

Stratford-upon-Avon man accused of flying drone recklessly

PC Craig Purcell with seized drone Image copyright Warwickshire Police
Image caption Officers have seized the DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone at the centre of the investigation

A man has been accused of dangerously flying a drone in south Warwickshire.

The 37-year-old man has been accused of five offences, including allowing the drone to land or take off within 30m (98ft) of a person, police said.

He is also accused of recklessly or negligently causing or permitting the drone to endanger a person or property.

The Stratford-upon-Avon man has been summonsed before Leamington Spa magistrates on 5 July over flights made last December and in January.

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