Transcript for Football Fan Blamed in Laser Pointer Incident
Turn now to the update on the football fan who used a laser to blind players in Detroit. He has been caught and charged. Only himself to blame. The big clue for police was the post on Twitter. Mara schiavocampo has the story. Reporter: Mystery troublemaker no more. The Detroit lions confirming the man in the stands responsible for shining this powerful laser is caught thanks to his very own play-by-play. Recent high school graduate @Marko beslach, you see a green light, don't laugh, it's me. The NFL wants to make sure they stop that conduct before it gets out of hand. Reporter: Take a look, you can see the light here on Buffalo bill's holder Colton Schmidt's test. He says causing the kicker to miss a field goal. And Kyle Orton appealing to the ref for help, pointing at his eyes after a blown pass. And even tweeting about that very moment. Writing, "Got Kyle Orton. Complained to the ref when I got him with the laser." Now officials say that laser-lover is banned indefinitely from Ford field. And charged with a misdemeanor for disorderly conduct. Social media increases the pace at which people who commit crimes get caught by being more open than they should be on the internet. Reporter: Laser pointers are not only strong, capable of traveling up to two miles, but also dangerous if shined directly into the eyes they can cause permanent damage in just seconds. As for beslach, officials say they confiscated his pointer. Lights out for this laser. For "Good morning America," Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York.
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