Man who flew drone which halted Liverpool FC game is spared jail
A man who caused a Liverpool FC game to be stopped when he flew a drone over fans’ heads was spared jail.
Conrad Williams forced the Reds’ friendly clash with Huddersfield to be stopped over safety and possible terrorism fears.
Williams’ drone hovered over the crowd of 21,226 supporters midway through the second half of the 2-0 win in Yorkshire.
Mark Brookes, prosecuting, told Kirklees Magistrates Court the drone was seen hovering four to five metres above the roof trusses of the stadium before flying off.
The referee stopped the match due to the unknown nature of the device and police were... read more
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