(CBS) – A Chicago man faces misdemeanor criminal charges after a camera-equipped drone was seen hovering outside a residential high rise.
A 52-year-old woman observed the drone flying outside the 42nd floor of a condo tower in the 500 block of North Lake Shore Drive around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Chicago police tell CBS 2.READ MORE: 8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed While Playing On Front Porch In Markham
The device had a camera attached to it and was “hovering in the area for a long period of time, without consent from building management,” police say.READ MORE: Vandal Caught On Camera Trashing Trader Todd's Bar In Lakeview, Leaving Racist And Threatening Graffiti
Amit Kleiman, 31, attempted to recover the drone when it landed on the third floor, police say.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Beach Hazards
He was taken into custody and charged with one count each of criminal trespass; reckless conduct; and breach of peace. Kleiman was also charged with two counts of having a small unmanned aircraft, police say.