VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- A South Valley man is facing charges after pointing a laser at a police helicopter.
Visalia police arrested Eric Chandler at a home on Zachary near Modoc Thursday night. It comes after officers with the California Highway Patrol notified police after they said someone shined a green laser at their helicopter while flying over the city on March 18th.
Chandler admitted to the crime and officers took him into custody.
Visalia man arrested for shining laser at CHP helicopter