N.J. man found guilty in killing of 3 bears outside his home

assetContentANDOVER — A Sparta man has been found guilty of illegally killing three bears outside his home and ordered to pay a total of $4,332 in fines and restitution, according to a report in the New Jersey Herald. During a trial in Andover Joint Municipal Court in November and December, Robert Ehling, 78, had claimed he…

Posted: January 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

3 Comments on “N.J. man found guilty in killing of 3 bears outside his home”

  1. Jack said at 3:02 pm on January 29th, 2016:

    So in other words, his neighbors testified that they were afraid of him because they saw him engaging in perfectly lawful activity on his own property?

    Note: it is not illegal to carry a gun on your own property.

  2. Ryan said at 7:07 pm on January 29th, 2016:

    Devine said what Ehling did constituted the acts of “a vigilante, usurping the rights of the state,”

    Rights of the State? I think he’s got something backwards.

  3. Roffi said at 10:23 pm on January 29th, 2016:

    I’m perplexed ….. “having a loaded firearm within 450 feet of an occupied building”…excuse my naivete but what law is that? In NJ your allowed to carry a loaded firearm on your person in, around your home (on your property) or place of business you own.