Old 11-04-2008, 03:20 PM #1
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Default Laser Idiot Goes Scott Free

So an incident that happened a while ago was reported in the paper. *I was told yesterday that the court hearing had happened and the guy got off with no charge. *Sorry I don't have a link for you guys, but if this is true... Man...


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Old 11-04-2008, 03:22 PM #2
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What did he do?
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Yeah and was it in scotland.
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Default Re: Laser Idiot Goes Scott Free

Sorry for the lack of detail, I never read the article my self. I posted the origional article a while back, just updating on what I heard was written about it. But my main point being is that after all the incidents with lasers and air craft, people are actually coming off without charges. Over the past half a year or so the minimum sentence has seemed to be around six months for simple idiocy, I'm just supprised they were that lax about it.
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Default Re: Laser Idiot Goes Scott Free

I know with many of the cases, people are getting off with no charge simply because they CANT be charged. This is because many many countries/states/cities/whatevers do not have any official laws on paper that apply to this sort of crime. Obstructing vision of a pilot is probably illegal, but can they prove that he actually got the laser in the cockpit? This is very much a legal 'gray area' in many places, resulting in people not being charged.
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... worst post ever
Ok, so you guys are on about this guy with the laser, but who's this Scott you speak of? :-?




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Default Re: Laser Idiot Goes Scott Free

how could they not charge him isnt it illegal to own a laser pointer over 5mw?
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