ROCKFORD (WREX) — A Rockford man has been charged for pointing the beam of a laser at a plane last year.
Brenton Wells, 45, of Rockford, was indicted on February 5th of this year.
Authorities say Wells used the beam of a laser and pointed it at a plane and the plane’s flight path on December 6th of 2018.
The charge carries a maximum potential penalty of up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up
Wells will appear for arraignment on Friday in federal court in Rockford