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Farmer using cannon to scare away deer near Imlay City, police say

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IMLAY CITY, MI (WNEM) -

Hearing loud "booms" near Imlay City? You're not the only one. 

The Imlay City Police Department said the noise is coming from a farmer who is using a cannon to scare away deer.

"Ok folks, the loud booming you are hearing east of the city is a farmers propane cannon in Imlay Township used to scare deer away," the department posted on Facebook.

The department said there is nothing they can do about the nuisance, because it is out of their jurisdiction.

Some residents commenting on the post said the loud noise can be heard “all night,” keeping people awake and driving dogs crazy.

The department told residents to contact Imlay Township or the sheriff’s department to file a complaint.

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