The Second Squad reports the arrest of a Bayville man for Reckless Endangerment that occurred on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 11:09 pm in Jericho.
According to Detectives, a Nassau County Police Helicopter was canvassing for an unrelated incident when the subject pointed a green laser pointer at the helicopter interfering with the pilot’s ability to operate the aircraft. The pilot was able to determine that the subject’s location was at 38 Jericho Turnpike, The Edgewood Motel. After a thorough investigation Nassau County Bureau of Special Operations officers were able to locate the subject inside the motel. Defendant Lance Lee, 32, of 1 Forest Avenue, was arrested without incident. No injuries were reported.
Defendant Lee is charged with Directing a Laser at an Aircraft 1st Degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree and Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree. He was released on an appearance ticket and will be arraigned on Friday, August, 26, 2022 at First District Court 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Coupe/2nd Sqd 08/07/22/0430/8963