MD: Hunter guilty of violating lodge's protected space
May 01, 2009
Hunter guilty of violating lodge’s protected space
OAKLAND (AP) — A judge in Oakland has fined a hunter $900 for violations
that included hunting on the grounds of an upscale tourist lodge inside the
Savage River State Forest.
Forty-year-old Jeffery Conner pleaded guilty Thursday to hunting on
private property without written permission, failing to tag a deer, hunting
without a license, hunting from a vehicle and carrying a loaded weapon in a
Some of the violations occurred at the Savage River Lodge near
Conner heads a citizens group that got hunting restrictions lifted in the
surrounding public woodlands in 2007 after the state tightened the rules
amid complaints from the lodge owners.
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