This appears to be a stunt orchestrated by a Southern California man who is trying to raise money for an organic lemon business on Kickstarter; nevertheless, the footage is pretty cool to look at.
Larry Breaux of Valencia, California, shot down a drone a few weeks ago that was hovering around his house.
“I get an anonymous phone call on my answering machine, ‘Hey, get rid of your eyesore sign or you won’t have any privacy,’” Breaux told Inside Edition.
Beaux alleged that a neighbor was upset about a sign that advertises his lemon business, so the neighbor sent a drone over to harass and spy on him.
Inside Edition’s Jim Moret asked Breaux, “Do you believe that your neighbors are upset because you have that sign out there?”
“I believe one of them is,” he said.
But the footage compiled of the incident shows shots from a camera phone on the ground and the footage from the drone flying in the air, suggesting that Breaux had access to the drone at some point.
However, Breaux flatly denied that this was just a publicity stunt.
“All I can say is its a true story and I’ve got the raw video on my phone but not on the drone, and it’s just a freak thing that the chips survived,” said Breaux.
Jim Moret pressed, “You don’t own your own drone?”
“No, never have,” said Breaux.
“Just for the record, you did not shoot your own drone out of the sky?” Moret asked one more time.
“I did not shoot my own drone out of the sky,” Breaux said.
Yeah, Breaux is probably B.S.-ing. That said, how would you respond if a homeowner actually used a drone to spy on you?