Napanee man facing charges after allegedly killing Canada goose by jumping on it
A Canada goose shakes his feathers as he swims in Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C. Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS /Jonathan Hayward)
OTTAWA -- Ontario Provincial Police say a 24-year-old Greater Napanee man is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly killing a Canada goose by jumping on it.
OPP say officers were called to Conservation Park in Greater Napanee at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday on reports of a disturbance.
According to a police news release, the investigation revealed a man had "jumped on a group of Canada geese, killing one of the birds."
Jake Fitchett, 24, was charged on Monday with cruelty to animals, mischief, and failure to comply with a probation order.
He appeared in court via video Tuesday.