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Man charged with possession of eagle carcass
DNR, BCSO investigating
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This juvenile bald eagle was confiscated by law enforcement officers at a Gordon Beasley residence in early June. A local man face six wildlife charges as a result, including possession of an eagle. - photo by PHOTO PROVIDED BY RANGER 1st CLASS JASON MILLER; DNR
A man who claims he picked up a dead bald eagle after seeing it get struck by a vehicle faces charges from the Department of Natural Resources. Josh Sharpe said he was with his girlfriend in early June when he saw a minivan strike a juvenile bald eagle on Veteran’s Memorial Parkway near Westside Road. “It was dead,” he told the Statesboro Herald.
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