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Lehigh Acres man arrested for shining laser at LCSO chopper

Posted at 8:21 PM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 20:21:49-04

Deputies arrested a Lehigh Acres man for shining a laser at a Lee County Sheriff's Office chopper.

Deputies said it happened while LCSO's Aviation Unit was conducting patrol flights in the area.

During the flight, deputies observed a green laser light illuminating the interior of the helicopter.

Deputies located where the light was coming from and arrested Miguel Jimenez.