Video: Laser strike on police helicopter
Sgt. Paul Connelly says lasers can have a potentially disastrous effect on crew members
By Tony Shin
NBC San Diego
SAN DIEGO — An 18 year old City Heights man has been arrested and charged with pointing a laser at a San Diego Police helicopter.
Jose Rincon pleaded not guilty at the San Diego County courthouse on Thursday.
He is accused of pointing a hand held laser at an ABLE helicopter on Monday night.
The chopper was patrolling the Mid-City area when a blinding green light pierced through the cockpit glass.
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