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Brooklyn Man Charged After Flying Drone Near NYPD Chopper

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TWC News: Brooklyn Man Charged After Flying Drone Near NYPD Chopper
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A Brooklyn man is under arrest after police say he flew a drone too close to a New York City Police Department helicopter.

Investigators say 34-year-old Isaac Rosa was flying a drone similar to this one about 800 feet over Green Avenue in Bushwick early yesterday morning.

A police helicopter was hovering nearby, and the drone forced the chopper pilot to change course.

Rosa is now charged with reckless endangerment and obstructing governmental administration. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-GB; rv:1.0; trendictionbot0.5.0; trendiction search;; please let us know of any problems; web at Gecko/20071127 Firefox/ Profile: TWCSAMLSP