Georgia Man Indicted for Illegally Trapping Thousands of Freshwater Turtles

Nathan Horton has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly illegally trapping and exporting thousands of freshwater turtles in Georgia in violation of the Lacey Act.  According to court documents, he allegedly shipped thousands of freshwater turtles from Georgia to California that had been trapped using turtle nets that were illegal under Georgia law. 

DOJ’s Press Release:  Prolific Turtle Trapper Sentenced To Prison