Teen charged with pointing laser at CMPD chopper

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Charlotte teenager was arrested Wednesday after police said he pointed a laser at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police’s helicopter.

According to CMPD, the department’s chopper was flying in the area of Nations Ford Elementary in southwest Charlotte when they noticed a green laser targeting the helicopter. Moments later, officers were able to pull over the vehicle the suspect was in, according to CMPD.

Officers found a laser inside the vehicle and arrested Abraham Saloman Nass Romero, 18, and charged him with point a laser at an aircraft, which is a felony charge.

 

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