LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A grandson of the late actor Clark Gable has been charged with three felony counts for allegedly pointing a laser at a Los Angeles Police Department patrol helicopter last month.

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Clark James Gable, 22, is set to be arraigned Friday at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Downtown Los Angeles.

Authorities said Gable was a passenger in a car traveling down La Brea Avenue, when he allegedly pointed a green laser at an LAPD helicopter that was flying above an event on Hollywood Boulevard on July 28.

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The laser light reportedly obstructed the vision of the two officers in the helicopter. They later pinpointed the laser beam coming from a small red car, authorities said.

The laser light allegedly flashed two more times at the helicopter before officers on the ground stopped the car at Franklin and Highland.

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If convicted, Gable faces up to three years in state prison.