Gilmanton man arrested for allededly warning intruders with gunshots

GILMANTON — A Bean Road man had been charged with one count of felony criminal threatening after allegedly firing a number of rounds from a .40 caliber handgun into the air to stop someone from coming onto his property.
Police said the incident occurred on April 16 at 8 Bean Road.
Jeffrey W. Sargent, 38, told police that at no point did he think his life was endangered but just wanted to keep people off his property.
Sargent is being held on $5,000 cash-only bail and is scheduled to appear in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division.