Flintshire man sentenced for shining laser at police helicopter

A 22-year-old man from Greenfield, Flintshire has been given a five month suspended sentence, 200 hours community service and £145 costs today at Mold Magistrates Court after admitting recklessly or negligently acting in a manner likely to endanger an aircraft / person in an aircraft.

Kevin Griffiths shone a laser pen at a police helicopter that was searching for a missing person.

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Man sentenced for shining laser at police helicopter

A Flintshire man has been given a suspended sentence and community service after admitting to acting in a manner likely to endanger an aircraft. Kevin Griffiths shone a laser pen at a police helicopter searching for a missing person.