United States v. Rogers

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The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's application of a nine-level sentencing enhancement for recklessly endangering the safety of an aircraft under USSG 2A5.2(a)(2). In this case, defendant pleaded guilty to one count of aiming a laser at an aircraft when he repeatedly pointed a laser at a police helicopter, temporarily blinding the pilot. The court held that, although it was a close question, the district court did not clearly err in finding that defendant was aware of the danger of pointing his laser at an aircraft. View "United States v. Rogers" on Justia Law

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