Suspected Sitka duck killer charged

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Sitka man accused of intentionally running over a flock of ducks has a date to appear in Sitka District Court.

    Alaska Wildlife Troopers there were notified on Tuesday, January 19 that a man in a white van plowed into the raft of ducks on a roadway adjacent to Swan Lake.

    Investigation determined that 70-year-old Monte Cozzetto killed one bird and injured other mallards.

    He was charged with using a motorized vehicle to harass or molest game and was issued a summons to appear in court.

    In the Trooper dispatch, citizens who witnessed the incident, identified the suspect, and reported it to law enforcement were thanked.


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