Brick Man Who Drove Over Geese in Toms River Facing Additional Charges
The Brick man who was charged with animal cruelty after intentionally driving over five geese in Toms River last month has just been served 15-summonses by the New Jersey State Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Quintin Alec-Manning, 20, was given five counts each on three charges for killing wildlife with a vehicle, taking geese illegally and doing so during closed hunting season.
He's charged with Five counts of 23:4-16.a: "Did kill wildlife with the aid of a motor vehicle", Five counts of 23:4-12: "Did take geese in manner other than prescribed" and Five counts of 23:4-1: "Did take geese during closed hunting season", according to information provided by Caryn Shinske, NJ DEP Spokeswoman.
Alec-Manning has a court date pending at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 13 in Toms River Municipal Court.
He is accused of deliberately running over a family of geese with his car killing five of them at the Indian Head Shopping Center on Route 9 North.
During the investigation, police spoke with multiple business owners and patrons who provided information leading to identifying Alec-Manning as the driver.
Toms River Police charged him with 5 counts of Third Degree Animal Cruelty, one charge for each deceased goose.