WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Adrian Smith has released a statement on the drone sightings throughout Western Nebraska and Eastern Colorado.

In the statement issued Tuesday, Smith says that he has reached out to the e Federal Aviation Administration about finding the source of these unidentified drones.

He also says that protecting the privacy and property rights of Nebraskans is a top issue.

Smith urges anyone to contact local law enforcement with detailed accounts of confirmed future sightings.