Man charged with pointing laser at CPD helicopter, airplanes

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police have arrested a man after he was accused of point a laser at airplanes and the CPD helicopter.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 2:49am, Thursday, the CPD helicopter was hit with a laser pointer. 

Police say the laser hit other aircraft and was coming from a home on Hodges Drive.

At 3:02am, officers arrested Eugene Robinson, 36, at the residence. 

Robinson has been charged with pointing a laser at an aircraft, which is a felony. 

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