LIMERICK — A joint investigation by township police and the
Pennsylvania Game Commission lead to the arrest of a hunter
allegedly drinking and hunting in December of last year.
According to township police, officers responded to the area of
Steinmetz Road and Mill Road after a resident in the 100 block
called to report an act of vandalism.
Michael Fallon, 22, of Pottstown. In their report, police noted
Fallon smelled like alcohol.
Township police called the
state game commission and officers showed up to handle the hunting
violations. Three shotguns, a .380 caliber handgun, and a camouflage
hunting vest were brought back from the barn, police said.
According to police, all guns and hunters were accounted for except
for Fallon, who told police he was not hunting and he did not have a
Court records show Fallon pleaded guilty to a felony
assault charge in 2010 which prevents him from owning a gun.
Fallon was charged with one felony count of carrying a prohibited
firearm and one misdemeanor count of violate rules and regulations
of the hunting commission.
He posted 10 percent of his
$5,000 bail on Feb. 18. Fallon is expected at the Montgomery County
Courthouse on April 9 at 9:30 a.m.
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