Phoenix Police arrest suspect who pointed green laser at pilots

Phoenix Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly pointed a green laser at aircraft landing at Deer Valley Airport.

Police got the call Wednesday night from two pilots who said they were hit by the laser. 

A Phoenix Police helicopter approached the airport and was also hit by a laser. 

They tracked the suspect, 26-year-old Scott Hines who was at his apartment in a complex on 19th Avenue.

Ground units arrived and saw Hines pointing a laser at the helicopter flying overhead.

Hines was arrested and booked into jail on four counts of endangerment. 

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