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Napanee man charged after allegedly killing Canada goose

A man is facing charges after allegedly killing a Canada goose. Submitted by: Neil Longmuir

A Napanee man is facing animal cruelty charges after he allegedly killed a Canada goose.

On Saturday around 1:30 p.m., OPP were called to respond to a disturbance at Conservation Park in Napanee.

Police say a Canada goose was killed after a man threw himself onto a grouping of the birds.

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On Wednesday, OPP charged 24-year-old Jake Fitchett with mischief, cruelty to animals and three counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

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OPP did not say whether the animal was a gosling or not but noted it was a “smaller goose.”

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