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80 Year Old Woman Criminally Charged for Feeding Ducks

Written on December 12, 2011 by Rudfer Tyron

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Senior Citizen to Get Jailed for Avid Duck Feeding

Claire Butcher, an 80 year from the city of Lynn, Massachusetts gets criminally charged for being a dedicated . The city of Lynn, has an ordinance that prohibits duck feeding.

“The animals at the pond do not belong to the city of Lynn, they belong to God” says Butcher.

The city officials claim that Butcher’s 45 year old habit is “encouraging large flocks of birds to hang around the area and poop everywhere. And that bird feces is in turn attracting other unwanted animals, like rats.”

Camera Surveillance show Butcher to wheel in cartloads of bread and dog food to places where fowl feeding is not allowed.

The “Bird Lady”faces a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail and a $100 fine after receiving numerous citations, which she has refused to pay.

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