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Social Circle man guilty of stealing turtle eggs

Man steals protected items on beach vacation

Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2019 12:00 am

MOBILE, Ala. — A Social Circle man pleaded guilty this week to stealing protected sea turtle eggs last year on a visit to the Alabama Gulf Coast.

Kelly Ard received a one-year suspended sentence, a $5,000 fine and two years’ probation for stealing the eggs, which are federally protected.

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