Man accused of purposely running over seagulls

Posted at 3:47 PM, Dec 30, 2015

An Orleans County man is facing charges after he allegedly ran over a flock of seagulls in a parking lot.

Tyler Strassner, 19, of Kendall is being charged by the State DEC with illegally killing protected wildlife, illegally taking wildlife with a motor vehicle and illegally taking wildlife during a closed season.

Strassner allegedly drove his car into a flock of seagulls in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Albion on December 18. His arrest was announced December 30.

If convicted, he faces up to 720 days in jail and/or a  $12,000 fine.




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