Buckhead residents say drones are 'snooping'

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In a FOX 5 exclusive, a Buckhead resident wants to know the reason behind a drone flying outside his window at midnight. Dante Gamboa thinks someone was snooping. 

It happened this past Friday. There are 26 floors in the complex located near Phipps Plaza. He is on the 24th floor and he saw flashing lights. He grabbed his cellphone and took some video.

Gamboa says he watched the device go up and down the floors. At one point, he estimates, it got to within 15 feet of the side of the building. 

A local attorney says if the incident is a case of drone peeping, the violator has committed a felony act. 

The punishment is no laughing matter -- up to five years behind bars and a $10,000 fine.