LAKE FOREST (CBSLA.com) — A 51-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly aiming a laser at an Orange County Sheriff’s Department helicopter, authorities said.

The incident occurred Thursday night while the helicopter was being used to conduct a burglary investigation.

READ MORE: Judge Suddenly Recuses Himself In Sordid Orange County Sexual Assault Case

According to authorities, the pilot was able to direct deputies to the suspect’s Lake Forest home, where he was taken into custody.

READ MORE: Riverside County Sheriff's Department Releases Body-Cam Footage Of Fatal Shooting

He was identified by authorities as Martin Miller.

Miller was being held on $27,000 bail.

MORE NEWS: TikTok Star Anthony Barajas Dies After Corona Movie Theater Shooting

No further information was immediately available.