So no license and saw the posted signs but attempted to hunt anyway...good job by the employee reporting it and the officer charging him! :up:
A Randolph man faces several charges including defiant trespass after he was caught trying to hunt on private property in Byram, police said.
At about 11:39 a.m., police responded to Hudson Farm where an employee called to report that he caught a man trying to hunt on the farm's property, police said in a news release.
Patrick J. Lacosta, 24, of Randolph, the man who was apprehended, told police he did not have a hunting license and that he saw the posted signs advising him that he was on private property.
Hudson Farm Club is a private club for hunting and shooting located on 3,800 acres of landscaped farmland in Sussex County.
Lacosta was charged with defiant trespass, and issued motor vehicle summonses for failure to exhibit documents and failure to change address by Byram police.
Lacosta was also charged with trespassing for the purpose of hunting and hunting without a license by an officer with the state Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Law Enforcement, police said.
Lacosta was released pending a hearing in Byram municipal court on all charges, police said.