Sacto 9-1-1
July 23, 2013
Man who flew Channel 3 helicopter arrested for flying without a license

By Denny Walsh
dwalsh@sacbee.com

A man who often posed as a helicopter pilot and flew at least once last year for KCRA-TV, Channel 3, was arrested in upstate New York Monday on a warrant out of Sacramento, where he is under federal indictment for flying without a license.

John M. Dial, 57, made an initial appearance before a U. S. magistrate judge in Syracuse, N. Y., and was ordered detained without bail and transported to Sacramento.

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