Several of large, non-government drones have been flying in what the Denver Post describes as a ‘nighttime search pattern’ over northeast Colorado.

With estimated wingspans of six-feet, the aircraft have been covering 25-square-mile plots of Phillips and Yuma counties every night between 7 – 10 p.m. for around a week, Phillips County Sheriff Thomas Elliott said Monday, adding that they have received nine calls about the drones since last week.

“They’ve been doing a grid search, a grid pattern,” he said “They fly one square and then they fly another square.



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