Saturday, October 29, 2016
Arrest after Laser Strike of Police Helicopter, WA – Charles D’Alberto
Just before 1am this morning tomorrow, a green laser beam was pointed at the police helicopter as it was conducting patrols of the Butler area.
The helicopter crew were able to pinpoint the location where the beam emanated from and officers from the Northern Regional Operations Group attended the identified residence in Butler, WA Police say.
A 28 year old man from Butler has been charged with Cause Fear with Laser or Light to People in Conveyance and Possession of a Controlled Weapon. He is due to appear before the Joondalup Magistrates Court on 21 November 2016.
A 26 year old man from Alkimos and a 23 year old man from West Perth have been summonsed to appear in court at a later date on the offence of Possession of a Controlled Weapon.
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