New Jersey man arrested for terrorizing neighbors with drone
A New Jersey man has been arrested by police for using his drone to drop damaging chemical dye into the pools of his neighbors.
The first incident was reported to Absecon Police on August 13 by a homeowner who noticed a drone hovering over their pool. The resident then saw the drone dropping a substance into the pool, which turned the water an alarming shade of green. Following this incident, similar complaints emerged from various other locations, including the Quality Inn in Galloway, where the owner reported the concrete pool base suffered damage due to the dye.
A joint investigation conducted by the Absecon Police, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), New Jersey State Police, and Galloway Township Police on September 1 tracked the drone’s path back from a motel pool to Comfort Solutions Heating and Cooling, a local business owned by Patrick Spina IV. The 45-year-old was subsequently arrested and is now facing multiple counts of criminal…