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New Scotland man accused of firing slingshot at neighbor's house

Saturday, June 28, 2014
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— A New Scotland man has been charged after he admitted to using a slingshot during a dispute with a neighbor, state police said.

More than a week ago, state police responded to a report of damage to a New Scotland home and two vehicles parked there, troopers said. On Saturday, troopers responded to a call from the same resident, who said he observed additional damage to his home, troopers said.

During an investigation, David P. Ellers told police that he used a slingshot to fire pellets at the caller’s residence because of an ongoing dispute, troopers said.

Ellers was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and first-degree harassment, both misdemeanors. He is due to appear in New Scotland town court July 17.

 
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