Man faces multiple charges, including pointing laser at BSO Aviation Unit – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An 18-year-old Coral Springs man has been arrested after being charged with using blue lights in his vehicle, fleeing, escaping and pointing a laser light at a pilot.

Fort Lauderdale police said around 11:58 p.m. Friday night, they were notified by the Broward Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit of a vehicle using flashing red and blue lights.

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Authorities said the vehicle appeared to be involved in a car show in the 900 block area of ​​West Commercial Blvd.

Investigators said the vehicle was observed illegally using red and blue lights to stop traffic for the car show.

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“The BSO Aviation Unit then noticed a green laser being pointed in their direction from the driver’s side of the vehicle,” authorities said.

Police said the aviation unit tracked the vehicle until the FLPD, along with units from Wilton Manors PD, located it in the 2000 block of the North Federal Highway.

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Three underage passengers were released to their parents and the driver, identified as Alex Singleton, was arrested.

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