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      Woman arrested for pointing laser beam at Border Patrol helicopter

      Yesenia Diaz arrested by Brownsville Police

      A Brownsville woman ends up jailed for pointing a laser at a Border Patrol helicopter

      Police said they received a 911 call claiming a person was pointing a laser directly at an aircraft from an address on Frankfurt Street.

      Brownsville police officers located the addressed.

      Yesenia Lisabeth Diaz admitted to police she pointed the laser towards a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter, but did not think that it would reach that far.

      The 20-year-old was arrested and charged with a Class C misdemeanor.

      Last month, a Donna man was sentenced to federal prison for pointing a laser at a federal helicopter.