He said "I didn't even think the laser pointer could reach that far.
He later was arrested for other crimes, including stalking a woman while on bail for the laser offense, throwing glass bottles onto a sidewalk, and skipping a December court appearance.
He tried to claim he was aiming to help find a lost puppy; the judge said this "did not ring true.
The laser incident occurred March 6at about 1:
Prosecutors asked for two years in prison.
Eight months for aiming laser at aircraft, police helicopter 31 May -- Categories:
He later pleaded guilty.
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Also involved were David Erminger, 28, and Matthew Mauck,
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This caused the search to be called off.
He was given a jail term of two years and three months.
Tomlinson was charged with recklessly or negligently acting in a way likely to endanger an aircraft.
Adult silverfish sentencing on January 12he received 10 days in jail plus three years probation.
The same helicopter crashed into a pub in Glasgow on November 29killing all three on board plus seven persons on the ground.
If he violates his probation, he could go to prison for eight years.
You say you are sorry, have entered an early guilty plea to reckless endangerment, and sadly your father is unwell.