Laser pointed at police helicopter, man charged
A Calgary man is facing several charges after someone pointed a laser light at a police helicopter early Tuesday morning .
The HAWCS helicopter was on a searching call over the 600 block of Fourth Avenue N.E. at about 1:30 a.m. when the light was aimed at the flight crew, police said.
Police on scene identified the source and a man was arrested.
A 35-year-old man is facing five charges including endangering the safety of an aircraft in flight.