Liberty School board veep pleads not guilty to shooting charges
The vice-president of the Liberty Board of Education has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges filed after he allegedly fired a gun at someone.
Calvin Jones, 67, was arraigned Tuesday in Girard Municipal Court on charges of felonious assault and criminal damaging.
The charges were filed after Liberty Township Police investigated an alleged shooting incident at Jones' 5th Avenue home on New Year's Eve.
According to the criminal complaint, Jones fired a Smith and Wesson .38 Special at a vehicle as it was leaving his property.
Police say the shot struck the vehicle and one person was injured from breaking glass.
A conviction could mean prison time and a $15,000 fine.
The judge ordered Jones to have no contact with the person involved in the incident.
Jones is free on bond awaiting a preliminary hearing on January 29.