POLL: New Jersey Teen Arrested For Killing Squirrel With Skateboard: Fair Treatment?

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A 16-year-old New Jersey teen has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty after he killed a squirrel with a skateboard.

An investigation by a Lacey Township Police officer indicated that the teen was being chased after he had just purposely killed a gray squirrel with a skateboard, police said.

The juvenile suspect was taken into custody and charges have been forwarded to the juvenile court for the cruelty, police said.

Is this fair treatment of the juvenile or is it going too far? Please vote on our poll or offer a comment.

More garbage from Patch. June 24, 2014 at 02:23 PM
John G. Lewis June 24, 2014 at 02:49 PM
"More..." : Ok. Very well. Actually, I think the poems about the squirrels, intended no doubt as sarcastic, actually gives an ironic tribute to them. JGL
Brandy the Dog June 24, 2014 at 06:24 PM
Sometimes you feel like a nut; some times you don't.
Col Von Vapors June 24, 2014 at 11:17 PM
Do you think the Squirrel Harvest was witnessed by the Hot Dog vendor?
More garbage from Patch. June 24, 2014 at 11:29 PM
Thoroughly enjoyed the poems!


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