Twice during the chase Alvarez stopped to drop off passengers. Alvarez had minor injuries from the crash and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
At the hospital, a baggie was found with substances suspected to be marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine.
On December 26 2017, the Oklahoma City Police Department helicopter was illuminated by a green laser beam, three times.
Ground officers pursued Alvarez’s car, which began a high-speed chase. He was apprehended by officers in the backyard of a home after a short foot pursuit.The laser might even A man in a moving car aimed a green laser beam at a Fresno (Calif.) Police Department helicopter.A passenger in the car said the man, Michael Vincent Alvarez, did it because he “thought it would be funny to point a laser at the helicopter.” Alvarez then led officers on a high-speed chase which ended when the car crashed into a median; he suffered minor injuries.The unnamed youth was taken to the Juvenile Booking Facility.A 31-year-old man from Turlock, California, was indicted December 14 2017 on two federal counts of aiming a laser beam at aircraft.