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.READ MORE: Miami Beach Police Host Bone Marrow Registry Drive, Hope To Give Someone The 'Gift Of Life'
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.READ MORE: Surfside Families Push For Permanent Memorial At Site Of Condo Collapse
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.MORE NEWS: Dramatic Drop In COVID Patients At South Florida Hospitals
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