WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A Connecticut man is facing charges after officials say he drove over multiple geese.
According to Waterbury police, on Sunday morning around 8:20 a.m., officials received a call from a person who stated they witnessed a man run over geese with a vehicle on North Main Street.
The witness stated the man illegally passed two vehicles that were stopped for the geese crossing the street. The man then allegedly drove over multiple geese goslings, killing at least one of them.
Later that morning, 70-year-old Moses Wilson contacted Waterbury police and admitted to driving over the geese.
Wilson was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals, illegal method of taking waterfowl, taking waterfowl during closed season, and passing on the right.
He was released on a $1,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on June 20.