HESPERIA (CBSLA.com) — A 19-year-old San Bernardino County woman has been arrested for pointing a laser at an aircraft, officials said Tuesday.

Jenny Gutierrez was arrested on Feb. 27 around 10:50 p.m., sheriff’s officials said.

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A sheriff’s patrol helicopter was flying over the 15 Freeway in Hesperia when it was struck multiple times with a laser coming from a movie vehicle.

“Both the pilot and flight officer were temporarily blinded by the laser beam,” authorities said.

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The helicopter crew followed the car and directed deputies to its location.

“Deputies quickly identified a female passenger in the vehicle as being involved with the incident.  They also located the green laser which was used to target the helicopter,” said officials.

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Gutierrez was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center. If convicted, she faces more than $260,000 in fines and up to five years in federal prison.