A 32-year-old Long Island man has been arrested for aiming a green laser at a police helicopter, cops say.
The Nassau County Police helicopter pilot determined the man who attempted to disrupt his flight around 11 p.m. Saturday was at the Edgewood Motel on the Jericho Turnpike, authorities said.
“After a thorough investigation, officers from the Nassau County Bureau of Special Operations were able to locate the subject at the motel,” a police press release said.
Police arrested Lance Lee, 32, of Bayville, the publication said.
Lee was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment and second-degree obstruction of government administration, police said.
Lee was released on an admission ticket and will be charged in Hempstead First Circuit Court on August 26, police say.
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