Oklahoma man faces federal charge of pointing laser at police helicopter

A Tulsa man was charged Tuesday with aiming a laser pointer at a Tulsa Police Department helicopter Saturday night.
By DAVID HARPER & DYLAN GOFORTH, Tulsa World Modified: February 19, 2014 at 1:32 pm •  Published: February 19, 2014
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A Tulsa man was charged Tuesday with aiming a laser pointer at a Tulsa Police Department helicopter Saturday night.

Carl Don Floyd, 42, made a court appearance on the federal charge Tuesday afternoon, and bond conditions were set.

According to an affidavit that accompanied the complaint, the helicopter was flying northwest at 1,400 feet above ground level about 7:50 p.m. Saturday when a green laser was shined on its front left side.

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