New Jersey Man Could Pay For Shooting Squirrels

If you’ve ever thought about taking out those pesky rodents who keep raiding your birdfeeder, you may want to think twice, according to this article.

_Jason Needham, 48, of Oakwood Place has a problem with [the] squirrels [h]is neighbor likes to feed . . . .

Matters, it seems, came to a head Thursday morning when the neighbor called police and said Needham was shooting at the squirrels with a BB pistol . . . . By morning's end, Needham was facing charges of disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.

Later, the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals filed its own charges . . . [accusing] Needham of animal cruelty for shooting at both pigeons and squirrels._