Sacto 9-1-1
April 29, 2011
Sacramento PD seeking teen convicted of pointing laser at CHP plane

jacob risch.jpgJacob Risch, 19, is wanted by the Sacramento Police Department after he failed to complete conditions of his probation for a felony conviction of pointing a laser light at a California Highway Patrol airplane, according to court records and police reports.

Risch, left, pleaded no contest on Sept. 13 to a felony count of discharging a laser at an aircraft. Police said he hit the CHP plane with a green laser light six times from ground near the 100 block of Mike Gartrell Circle in North Natomas, police said.

Responding Sacramento police officers arrested Risch.

Risch was sentenced to 60 days on the sheriff's work project and five years probation, court records show. On Nov. 30, his probation was revoked for failure to complete the terms of his sentence, records show.

Risch is described as a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 115 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Alert at (916) 443-4357 or text to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information

Tipsters may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

Lasers are dangerous to pilots because the can blind them temporarily. They also can cause permanent eye damage.

For more on The Bee's most wanted list, click here.

On October 14, The Sacramento Bee will temporarily remove commenting from sacbee.com. While we design the upgrade, we encourage you to tell us what you like and don't like about commenting on sacbee.com and other websites. We've heard from hundreds of you already and we're listening. Please continue to add your thoughts and questions here. We also encourage you to write Letters to the Editor on this and other topics.



About Sacto 9-1-1

Sacto 9-1-1 is a blog on crime and emergency services news in the Sacramento region.

Send feedback on Sacto 9-1-1 to Assistant Metro Editor Anthony Sorci at asorci@sacbee.com

Subscribe to Breaking News Alerts

Arrest Logs

Sacto 9-1-1 Q&A

Bee reporters answer questions about area crime news, trends and other issues. QUESTION: A couple of years ago, a Sacramento tax attorney named Roni Deutch was the target of an investigation by the California Department of Justice. She was accused of bilking clients out of millions and defying a court (Read More)

More Questions and Answers
See all the crime Q&As
Submit your question

April 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30      

Monthly Archives


Kim Minugh on Twitter

Follow "Kim_Minugh" on Twitter

Local Agencies on Twitter

Categories