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Is It a Crime to Misuse a Laser Pointer In Maryland?

The experienced Baltimore criminal defense attorney will tell you this crime does not enjoy a rich common law history. It is illegal to use a laser pointer to harass another –by making them think someone in pointing a gun with a laser scope on them, or by actually endangering them –by illuminating them as a target. There are exception for legitimate educational or employment activities.

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