Man Arrested for Shooting Shot Gun Near Homes While Drunk

By Jillian Marshall

Man Arrested for Shooting Shot Gun Near Homes While Drunk

December 10, 2012 Updated Dec 10, 2012 at 2:54 PM EDT

Town of Maine, NY (WBNG Binghamton) An Unadilla man is facing charges for shooting his gun close to homes while drunk.

Broome County Sheriff's Office said around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, Randolph Staats, 29, was drunk walking to Kolb Road in the Town of Maine shooting a 16-gauge shotgun into woods along the road.

Staats faces charges from the Sheriff's Office and Environmental Conservation Officers.

He's in Broome County Jail on $2,000 bail.

Charges:
- Reckless Endangerment
- Discharging a Firearm within 500 feet of a residence
- Discharging a Firearm from the roadway