A father and son were arrested for hunting on county property in
the early morning of Nov. 8. Corporal Lynn Stanford and Ranger Matt
Johnson of the Department of Natural Resources reported two men
trespassing on Putnam County government property at Godfrey Road and
Martin Mill Road.
Ronald Christopher George, 40, 3615
Cobblestone, Loganville, and Richard Byron George, 65, 2005 Foster
Drive, Cumming, were seen on the property retrieving a deer that had
just been killed.
Stanford noted in the report that “nobody
is allowed to be using or to be on the county property due to a
When Johnson and Stanford went to the
property to investigate, they noticed the lock on the gate was
“busted off the chain” and there were “fresh tracks entering and
exiting the property.” He also noted the “Keep out” and “No
trespassing” signs were visible.
They admitted they had
opened the gate and drove onto the county property to retrieve a
deer, but they said they did not damage the lock.
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