Brick man pleads guilty to running over entire family of geese


TOMS RIVER, NJ – A man from Brick Township has been charged for purposefully running over and killing a family of geese at the Indian Head Plaza in Toms River.

On March 15, 2021, Quintin Alec-Manning, 22, of Brick Township, pled guilty to Animal Cruelty in violation  At the time of his sentencing on May 5, 2021, the state will be seeking a term of 90 days in the Ocean County Jail as a condition of probation, community service, and an order prohibiting Alec-Manning from owning or working with animals in the future.

On May 29, 2019, officers from the Toms River Township Police Department were notified that a motor vehicle struck a family of five geese in the parking lot of the Indian Head Plaza in Toms River, causing their death. A subsequent investigation by the Toms River Police Department identified Alec-Manning as the individual who purposely hit the geese with his motor vehicle. On May 30, 2019, Alec-Manning was arrested, charged, and released on a summons pending future court appearances.

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