Landscaper Sentenced To Jail For Running Over Ducks

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PALM BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — Landscaper Jason Scott Falbo II has been given a year in jail for running over a family of ducks with his lawnmower.

Last week Falbo, 24, pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty charges.

Falbo mowed down the ducks May 2nd at the home of a family caring for them in Wellington. Police say nine ducklings died, while their mother and two ducklings survived.

The family says the ducklings were just a few days old. Boyd Jentzsch told police his family, including his 7-year-old son, watched from inside their home, screaming as the ducks were run over.

Also last week, Falbo pleaded guilty to domestic battery in an unrelated incident about a month before the duckling deaths.

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