Officers detained a man they said was flying a drone in the park across from the White House but determined that the drone was not carrying anything harmful. Original article at nytimes.com

The F.A.A. is still investigating whether to fine a federal employee who was flying the hobbyist’s drone that came down on the South Lawn. Original article at nytimes.com

Secret Service agents investigating the man who operated the drone that crashed on the White House lawn last week said they believed there was enough evidence to charge him with a crime. Original article at nytimes.com

The man, who was at an apartment near the White House when he lost control of the drone, went to bed before reporting the episode, according to law enforcement officials. Original article at nytimes.com

The employee told the Secret Service that he did not mean to fly the drone over the fence or near the president’s residence, according to law enforcement officials. Original article at nytimes.com