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: CBS4 Exclusive: Mail Thief Targets Miami Lakes Neighborhood
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: London-Bound American Airlines Flight Returned To MIA After Woman Refused To Wear A Mask
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: Northeast High School Student Accused Of Bringing Loaded Gun To School
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