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ROCKFORD, Ind.- A man has been sentenced in federal court to 15 months in prison for aiming a laser pointer beam at an aircraft. 

Brenton Wells, 45, from Rockford, admitted to deliberately aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft flying over his backyard. He said he continued to point the laser at the plane for a period of time. He pled guilty to the charge on August 20th, 2019. 

The man will now face 15 months in prison. 


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