ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The Orange County Sheriff's Office said a man was arrested after he pointed a laser light at a helicopter Saturday.
Deputies arrested Joshua Simpkins, 24, who is facing a felony charge after he carelessly pointed a laser light at a helicopter pilot.
Officials said it is illegal to point a laser light at a helicopter as it puts flight crews in danger.
No other details were released.
ARRESTED: Joshua Simpkins, 24, is facing a felony charge of pointing a laser light at a pilot after he carelessly did so to our helicopter on 9/21. Not only is it illegal but it puts our flight crew in grave danger. Which in turn puts our community in great risk. pic.twitter.com/TNBGmPQrEM— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) September 21, 2019
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