Teen Faces Felony for Pointing Laser at Sheriff's Office Helicopter

April 22, 2024

A teenager is in big trouble with the law after police say he pointed a green laser at sheriff’s office helicopter. The act is a felony in Florida. Video of the incident was released by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. In an edited clip, you can hear the deputies report complaints from the pilot of being blinded by the light. The boy allegedly admitted to pointing the light at the helicopter "because he was bored." Inside Edition Digital has more.

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