Bircotes: Woman who shone laser pen at flying police chopper was ‘careless and wreckless’

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A Bircotes woman who shone a ‘powerful’ laser pen that she bought off eBay at a police helicopter has avoided jail.

Leanne Martin, 20, of Whitehouse Drive, admitted the offence at Worksop Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 14th August.

At the previous hearing the court heard that on 28th January 2014, the pilot of a police helicopter heard his tactical officer shout ‘laser’ at around 9.23pm.


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