From Popular Mechanics:

It was bound to happen. This week, for the first time ever, a person was sentenced to jail in a case where law enforcement used an unmanned aerial vehicle. Judging by the reaction, plenty of journalists see this as a watershed event—especially as the man, cattle rancher Rodney Brossart, argued that the drone was “dispatched without judicial approval or a warrant.”…Here’s the thing: This case is already overrated as far as its important for the future of drones and law enforcement.