Ga. Man Arrested for Shooting Mistletoe Out of Tree

By: CBS
By: CBS

An unusual holiday tradition has landed a Georgia man in jail.

61-year-old William Robinson was arrested this past weekend after someone reported him shooting mistletoe out of trees near North DeKalb Mall.

Robinson said he was preparing for a Christmas party the next day and wasn't afraid he could hurt anyone.

He faces two misdemeanor charges - reckless conduct and discharging a weapon. He says he plans to pay the fines.


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  • by Anonymous on Dec 15, 2011 at 02:07 PM
    Where did that law come from ? I am sure there was no one up in the tree at the time. We always have mistle toe so we can get a kiss from our boy friends.How eles is one to get the mistletoe ?
  • by The Village Geneus Location: Chattanooga, TN on Dec 15, 2011 at 05:09 AM
    What terrible reporting. I read this and still have no idea where it happened. Where is DeKalb Mall?
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