FAA won't punish pilot in NJ toilet paper drop

WESTWOOD - (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration won't take any action against a New Jersey pilot who tossed rolls oftoilet paper from a small plane onto an athletic field as a testrun for a streamer drop at an upcoming high school football game.

FAA spokesman Jim Peters told The Record of Woodland Park Fridaythat the agency investigated but found no grounds for furtheraction against pilot Warren Saunders of Westwood.

Saunders still faces a state criminal charge.

Police said Saunders circled the Westwood Middle School athleticfields in his Cessna 172 on the evening of Oct. 13 and dropped tworolls of toilet paper. People at a nearby soccer practice calledpolice.

Saunders' lawyer, Scott Berkoben, was out of his office andunavailable for comment Friday.

FAA: Man in plane tossed toilet paper on Westwood school

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