Naples, Florida (News-Press) -- On Monday, the Naples Police Department received an animal cruelty complaint.
said they saw a man use a broom to kill eight ducklings and injure two
others in the George Washington Carver Apartment Complex. The ducklings
were left on the property and in the roadway.
were able to rescue two of the ducklings and take them to the
Conservancy of Naples for treatment of injuries, a news release said.
Veterinarians at the conservancy estimated the ducklings were about 2
Detectives identified the suspect as Rolando
Rives, 55, of Naples. On Wednesday, Rives was arrested and charged with
eight counts of animal cruelty.