Man arrested for pointing laser at aircraft

Local News

Edcouch (Texas)– A 41-year-old man from Edcouch was arrested Sunday after pointing a laser at a Texas Department of Public Safety aircraft.

According to Lt. Christopher Olivarez, a spokesman for DPS, the incident took place at 11:00 p.m. Personnel lead Troopers to the residence of Luis Fernando Solis.

Solis then admitted to pointing the laser at the aircraft. He was arrested and was charged with one count of Illuminating an aircraft with a laser pointer. His bond was set at $2,000.

Solis remains in jail.

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