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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Comments (5)
  1. Earle says:

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

  2. Stupid Kid says:

    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.

    1. So what!! says:

      Takes one to know one!!!!

  3. Stupid Kid says:

    Speaking of Dumb kids, someone just show up..

  4. Lance says:

    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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