Coast Guard warns that pointing lasers at responders is dangerous and illegal

Coast Guard warns that pointing lasers at responders is dangerous and illegal
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is warning the public that pointing handheld lasers at Coast Guard boat and aircrews is dangerous and illegal. There have been three instances of lasers targeting Coast Guard assets in the past three weeks, two within the past 24 hours. Tuesday, a Coast Guard 87-foot patrol boat was hit with a laser while patrolling near Sanibel Island, Florida. Crewmembers reported the green...