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INDIVIDUAL WHO USED LASER AT LIONS-BILLS GAME BANNED FROM FORD FIELD

Posted Oct 9, 2014

Ford Field security and operations staffs worked in conjunction with team security, NFL security and Detroit Police on the matter.

Allen Park, Mich. – The person accused of using a laser pointer at Sunday's Detroit Lions-Buffalo Bills game has been identified and effective immediately will be banned indefinitely from attending all future events at Ford Field, the Lions announced today.

The individual, who subsequently admitted using the laser pointer, also has been charged with a misdemeanor for Disorderly Conduct by the Detroit City Prosecutor’s Office.

The Lions also announced that that the Season Ticket Member whose ticket was used by the individual will have his season tickets revoked for the balance of the 2014 season.

“Our guest behavior expectations for all Ford Field events are very high,” Lions team President Tom Lewand stated. “Additionally, this occurrence was unique in that it could have affected the integrity of the game and more importantly could have jeopardized player safety.

Ford Field security and operations staffs worked in conjunction with team security, NFL security and Detroit Police on the matter.

“All agencies involved in the investigation of this incident did an exemplary job bringing this issue to an appropriate conclusion,” Lewand added.

“Our priority is to provide an enjoyable and safe environment for all our patrons at Ford Field,” Lewand continued. “The overwhelming majority of our guests are exceptional and we applaud their behavior and support.”