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US: Utah man indicted for aiming laser twice at medical helicopter

A 25-year-old man from Coalville, Utah, was indicted on November 2 2017 for aiming a laser two times at an AirMed helicopter.

The first laser strike occurred about 3 a.m. on August 28 2017 as the pilot was flying from Wyoming to Salt Lake City. On the return flight, the pilot was illuminated again, from the same location. He identified a vehicle for the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, who dispatched ground units that arrested Ryan Michael Kane.

If convicted, Kane could be sentenced to up to five years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine.

From Gephardt Daily