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Teen faces charges for squatting at Dawsonville family fun park
2 others charged with criminal trespass, loitering
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Authorities are trying to determine just how long a theft suspect had been living at a former Dawsonville family fun park.

Paul Henry Moran, 19, was arrested Oct. 14 at Christ Fellowship Church after employees reported finding a door that leads to the adjacent family fun center propped open with a golf putter.

The center, which once housed a mini-golf course, go-cart track, bowling alley and video games, was a church ministry before it closed several years ago.

Dawson County Sheriff's Capt. Tony Wooten said Moran could have been squatting at the center for weeks.

"We're not sure how long he had been there, but employees said they last checked out the center about two weeks ago," he said.

Moran has been charged with burglary, criminal trespass, second-degree criminal damage to property and a drug court violation. He is being held without bond at the Dawson County jail.

According to Wooten, there were two mattresses, a flat-screen TV from the church and a cooler inside a makeshift room of stacked tires at the center.

Two swords and a pornographic DVD were also found, as well as candy reportedly removed from the church.

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