Four vehicles and a stop sign were hit with shotgun blasts during what police are calling a crime spree on the city?s north side early Thursday.
Concerned residents called police, and an officer put his car near the intersection of Marcy Road and Troy Drive when he heard gunshots to the west at 2:30 a.m. He said a car sped away from the area and was pursued and stopped.
The officer said the driver was drunk and claimed he and the other man in the car had been setting off fireworks. A shotgun and ammunition were found in the car, according to police.
Adam J. Schwartz, 21, of Madison, was arrested for criminal damage to property, endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm while intoxicated and operating while intoxicated. Kyle J. Martin, 20, of Madison, was arrested on suspicion of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon and criminal damage to property.