Boy Accused Of Pointing Lasers At Plane, LAPD Helicopter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old boy is accused of pointing a green laser at a plane headed to Los Angeles International Airport and at a police helicopter.

Los Angeles police Sgt. Mike Richardson told City News Service that the boy was booked Tuesday night on suspicion of pointing a laser at the pilot.

The Federal Aviation Administration says lasers can blind or distract pilots and damage eyesight.

Richardson says the boy is being held in juvenile custody.

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  • Earle

    I hope the courts give him jail time. @ least 1 year.

  • Stupid Kid

    Dumb kid putting the lives of innocent victims at risk.. Tried him as an adult and lock him up. I bet he has Dumb parents too. Dumb parents breed dumb kids.

    • So what!!

      Takes one to know one!!!!

  • Stupid Kid

    Speaking of Dumb kids, someone just show up..

  • Lance

    Dumb, Stupid Ass Kid
    Doesn’t he know that he can put so many lives in jepordy? So many passengers and flight crew on every planes that comes in to LAX? I think they should lock-up his stupid ass in jaiil for a long time. Stupid kid.

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