Damien Conley 37 Months Federal Prison Pointing Laser At Helicopter

Damien Wade Conley was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in federal prison for pointing a powerful green laser at an aircraft.

Pointing a laser at an aircraft is a federal offense.

Damien Wade Conley sentenced

U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said evidence presented at a change of plea hearing showed that Conley “recklessly aimed the beam of a laser pointer” at two news helicopters as they were flying to cover an accident on Interstate 85 near Woodruff Road on Nov. 20, 2013. Continue reading