Innovative Drone Technology Aids in Scottsdale Gallery Burglary Arrest

In a remarkable use of technology, Scottsdale Police swiftly apprehended a burglary suspect at the American Fine Art gallery, thanks to a police drone.

High-Tech Apprehension

In a remarkable use of technology, Scottsdale swiftly apprehended a burglary suspect at the American Fine Art gallery, thanks to a .

The Incident

Responding to a 5:50 AM call on January 7, officers reportedly arrived at the gallery on North Scottsdale Road. An employee had reported suspicious noises inside the premise. Police established a perimeter and spotted a man on the roof.

Drone-Assisted Capture

Using a drone, police successfully contained the suspect to the roof. He was apprehended without any complications by officers and a K9 unit. Evidence of the burglary, found on the roof, was also recovered.

Suspect's Fate

Harpeet Singh, 32, the accused, faces charges and will be booked into Maricopa County Jail in .

This incident underscores the increasing role of drones in modern law enforcement, blending technology with traditional policing methods for effective and safe crime fighting.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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