State police shared the video from the helicopter on social media:
This is a video from Trooper Two assisting a local police department. During their patrol a suspect began shining a laser at the pilot and tactical flight officer. There are some sound gaps for the address and radio traffic pic.twitter.com/ZfPuJtsZH5— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) June 10, 2021
It shows a green laser being pointed at the aircraft on Wednesday when the pilot and flight officer were working to assist local police. State police said the helicopter, “Trooper Two,” was able to pinpoint where the laser was coming from.
Detectives obtained a warrant for the residence and arrested the man. Police recovered the laser pointer.
The man could be charged with directing energy from a directed energy device.