Recent DNR Reports
Published 6:38 am Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The following incidents were reported by Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ law enforcement officers, occurring between May 26 to June 8.
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On June 4, Cpl. Randy Davis responded to a call from a deputy regarding someone killing a turkey out of season. The deputy had arrived at a trespass complaint and observed a male subject walk out of the woods carrying a turkey. Cpl. Davis investigated the incident and found that the suspect had shot a hen turkey with a .22 caliber air rifle, which was hidden in the woods. The subject was transported to the jail, where he was cited for hunting out of season, hunting from a road, hunting from a vehicle, hunting without permission, and possession of illegally taken wildlife. The air rifle and turkey were seized as evidence.
On June 8 , Sgt. Rick Sellars, RFC Tony Cox, and Ranger Jace Heard responded to the scene of a drowning that occurred in a private pond.