“Court Upholds Domestic Drone Use in Arrest of American Citizen”

A judge denied a request to dismiss charges Wednesday against Rodney Brossart, a man arrested last year after a 16-hour standoff with police at his Lakota, N.D., ranch. Brossart’s lawyer argued that law enforcement’s “warrantless use of [an] unmanned military-like surveillance aircraft” and “outrageous governmental conduct” warranted dismissal of the case, according to court documents obtained by U.S. News.

via US News and World Report.

It’s odd to me that the first case (that I have heard of) involving the government using Predator drone capabilities against an American citizen…

…revolves around a dispute over six cows?

That seems like a local issue, not a national security priority.