Dec 3, 2015 2:29 PM

Merrimack police say man had stolen semi-automatic pistol in car

MERRIMACK – A Merrimack man who was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence was found in possession of a stolen gun, police said.

William Donovan was arrested after police searched his vehicle following an OUI arrest and found a semi-automatic pistol in a backpack in the vehicle.

Police learned the pistol had been stolen from a resident of Auburn.

Donovan denied knowing the gun was in his car and said he found it in the backpack.

Donovan was charged with one count of receiving stolen property. His bail was set at $2,500.


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