Man accused of pointing laser at police chopper

A 35-year-old man has been arrested after a green laser light was pointed at a Calgary police helicopter flight crew.

CALGARY — A 35-year-old man has been arrested after a green laser light was pointed at a Calgary police helicopter flight crew.

Police say officers in the helicopter were searching an area for a report of a disturbance early today when a green laser was pointed at them.

David Palvialok is charged with obstructing a peace officer, mischief, endangering the safety of an aircraft in flight, and creating a hazard to aviation safety.