A grand jury indicted a man for allegedly shining a powerful laser into the eyes of a Portland police officer during a protest last month, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced Tuesday.

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Bryan Kelley, 36, was charged with assault in the second degree, unlawful use of a weapon, and two counts of unlawful directing of light from a laser pointer.

Schmidt said the laser “was so powerful that it would burn through paper and cause dry material to catch fire.” The Portland Police Bureau posted a video online of the confiscated laser burning a piece of cardboard.

Read more at Fox News.