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.