Oregon Man Charged With Pointing Laser At 2 Airplanes

1:50 PM, Oct 21, 2013   |    comments
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PORTLAND, Ore. -- A Portland, Ore. man is facing felony charges for aiming a laser pointer at two airplanes Friday.

A news release from the U.S. Department of Justice accuses Stephen Francis Bukucs of pointing a laser at United Airlines Flight 1406 and JetBlue Flight 1205. 

Bukucs is in the Mutlnomah County Detention Center. His first appearance in court is Monday. He could be sentenced to as many as five years in prison and pay a $250,000 fine.

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