Like us on Facebook!





Company Blog

LUMISTAR INFRARED IMAGING NEWS

By Lumistar's Chief Scientist

June 15, 2016

Infrared Helicopter Uncovers ‘Fight Club’

In the middle of the night, at a closed Winn Dixie parking lot in Orlando, Florida, a ‘fight club’ assembled and began voluntarily assaulting each other. The Winn Dixie employees had gone home and no shoppers were in sight. Two men, an 18-year-old and a 21-year-old, were caught engaged in their illegal activities by a thermal imaging camera mounted to a police helicopter while it floated quietly above. (See video above.)

The helicopter called local patrol cars below to intervene. The suspects ran, of which the 18-year-old ran into the woods to evade both the helicopter and the police on foot, but thermal imaging spotted him through the trees from above. The police helicopter coordinated with law enforcement on the ground, and all suspects were caught. Both men now face charges of public fighting and resisting arrest.

More video at Live Leak