Winegar knows that these are small potatoes compared to the county as a whole, but it’s still alarming.
He thinks it’s as simple as more people, more problems.
The park ranked 37th among the most-visited national parks in 2017 with 2,593,725 visits, according to federal data.
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Kennesaw Mountain brings in more people than Mount Rushmore, Shenandoah National Park and Death Valley.
“That’s just more potential opportunities for criminals,” Winegar said.
He said the most recent crime was Sunday in the Cheatham Hill parking lot.
He has a simple suggestion: “If you don’t need it at the park, don’t bring it.”
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