Laser aimed at police plane prompts West End investigation

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A Henrico man has been arrested after he pointed a laser at a police plane flying over the West End of Henrico.

Michael Pollock was arrested Saturday night and charged with pointing light from a laser at an aircraft according to arrest reports.

Investigators said a pilot reported someone aimed a bright light at them during a routine patrol in Three Chopt Road at Eastridge Road sometime around 11 p.m. Saturday.