New Hampshire Man Arraigned for Intoxicated Hunting

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Police found Scott Russo, of Deerfield New Hampshire in a truck with another man at dawn on October 21st, 2011 after a report of predawn shots being fired. The officers found Russo and companion in the front of the truck, and after inspecting the vehicle found a warm, loaded hand gun that smelled of fresh gunpowder. There was a spent magazine for that handgun, and two bottles of opened beer.

Both men denied shooting the handgun. Russo was given a sobriety test, where he was found to be over the legal limit. Russo was charged with being an intoxicated licensee carrying a firearm, hunting while under the influence of liquor, and disturbing the peace. He plead not guilty to all of the charges at his hearing on Thursday and will be in court again February 2nd. From GazetteNet.com.