Four arrested for poaching in Screven and Effingham counties

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(WRDW/WAGT) -- Four suspects have been arrested by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources for poaching in Screven and Effingham counties.

Georgia DNR says they have been investigating the poaching ring for two years.

The Law Enforcement Division - Georgia DNR Facebook page posted on Sunday saying,

"The investigation led to a total of 78 charges against the four suspects. Charges included hunting deer at night, hunting from a motor vehicle, hunting big game from a public road, hunting out of season, hunting without permission, hunting without a license, taking over the bag limit of antlered bucks and hunting after obtaining the bag limit. Seven racks and two turkey gobblers were also seized as evidence".

The identity of the suspects have not been released.