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Man Indicted for Aiming Laser Pointer at Denver Police Department Helicopter

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado

DENVER—The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado announces Kevin William Adamchack, age 43, of Franktown, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a single count of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft.  According to the indictment, on March 2, 2023, Adamchack knowingly aimed the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft, and at the flight path of the aircraft.  The aircraft in question was “Air 1,” a helicopter operated by the Denver Police Department.

Defendant Adamchack had his initial appearance before United States Magistrate Judge Varholak on August 11, 2023.

This case is being investigated by the FBI.  Assistant United States Attorney Jena Neuscheler is handling the prosecution.

The charge in the indictment is an allegation and the Defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

CASE NUMBER:          23-cr-00303-RMR

Updated August 14, 2023