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      Man arrested for using BB gun to damage businesses and church

      Raymond Millard, 60, was arrested during an investigation of the vandalism in Roscommon.

      A Roscommon man is being charged with a recent string of vandalism, where businesses and a church were targeted.

      Raymond Millard, 60, was arrested around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

      Earlier in the week, three businesses and a church had windows shot out with what investigators believed to be a BB gun.

      Deputies used specialized infrared equipment to patrol the area around the village of Roscommon due the vandalism.

      Deputies said they spotted a man on the railroad tracks, near where the businesses had been damaged. When deputies approached Millard, they noted he was dressed completely in black, including a black hooded sweatshirt covering most of his face. Millard was also reportedly wearing gloves and wearing large black socks over his shoes. He was also carrying a fully loaded BB gun.

      Millard complied with requests to put the gun down, but would not speak to investigators.

      He was arrested and charged with malicious destruction of property over $1,000. but less than $20,000.

      The felony charge could bring a five year prison sentence if found guilty.