Valley Woman Accused of Pointing Laser on Planes Denied Bond

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WESLACO – A laser pointed at pilots could land a Rio Grande Valley woman behind bars.

Ruth Ann Hopp was denied bond by a federal judge on Thursday.

According to the criminal complaint, the 46-year-old woman shined a laser toward planes landing at the McAllen International Airport in April.

If convicted, Hopp could receive up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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