Brent Thomas, 39, of Cleveland faces more than 100 poaching
charges in seven counties, including unlawful use of bear bait,
possession of illegally taken wildlife, littering, possession of a
firearm on a closed wildlife management area, hunting from a motor
vehicle and hunting deer at night.
In addition to Thomas,
several others face similar charges.
Hoschton, 43, was charged with five offenses including hunting deer
at night and hunting in a closed wildlife management area.
George Stone, 43, Crawfordville, was charged with possession of
whitetail deer without game holding permit.
Westmoreland, Cleveland, 65, was charged with hunting while license
revoked, hunting black bear with the use and aid of dogs and hunting
with an illegal weapon.
Cale Stancil, Rabun Gap, 40, charged
with unlawful use of bear bait, hunting big game over bait,
possession of illegally taken wildlife and hunting bear with dogs
during closed season.
Walter Stancil, 65, also from Rabun
Gap, was charged with unlawful use of bear bait, possession of
illegally taken wildlife, hunting big game over bait, hunting
without permission and hunting bear with dogs during closed season.
61-year-old Jerry Parker, was charged with hunting big game
over bait, hunting bear with dogs during closed season and
Jack Billingsley, 69, was charged with violations
in Rabun County for hunting bear with dogs during closed season.
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