The videos below are of a suspected car thief hiding in swampy fields behind the Fed Ex building on Broadway in Menands.
Watervliet police searched for an hour but could not find the suspect so they called Colonie for help.
Colonie officers used its drone equipped with a thermal imaging camera to locate the suspect and direct officers on the ground to his location.
Check out our print edition — and online — for a story on the arrest and the drone program in Colonie that has been used 78 times since its inception in January.
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