ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Police in Maryland say a man accused of throwing a duckling from a moving car on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge has been charged with animal cruelty.
Maryland Transportation Authority Police told The Capital Gazette on Tuesday that 20-year-old Ethan R. Fowler faces two counts of cruelty to animals and two counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.
The agency began investigating April 19 after a recording emerged allegedly showing a suspect throw the baby animal from the window of a car while driving across the bridge.
A police spokesman said Fowler was identified as the person in the video.
It’s unclear whether he has an attorney who can comment.
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