SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A person who was allegedly shining a laser at a California Highway Patrol aircraft has been arrested – and it was all caught on camera.
On Sunday, CHP-Valley Division Air Operations released video of a recent laser strike incident.READ MORE: Wild Rescue: Wildlife Biologist Finds, Brings Injured Bald Eagle To Hughson Wildlife Center For Treatment
Exactly where the incident took place was not disclosed, but CHP says Air-21 was helping officers with tracking a speeding DUI suspect at the time.READ MORE: Folsom Restaurateur Develops Rentable Kitchen Concept For Start-Ups Looking For Space
As seen in the video, Air-21 was struck by a laser several times.
The CHP aircraft continued to circle the area, quickly tracking the suspect down and directing officers to his location.
Later in the video, a patrol car could be seen pulling up – with the suspect putting his hands in the air.MORE NEWS: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
People suspected of shining a laser at an aircraft face federal charges.