Updated 04/25/2012 04:51 PM
Man accused of destroying swan eggs
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>$1,000 was given by the village
>Bob and Sue Congel $5,000
>Rick DeCuffa, the manager of the Bella Cigna $1,000
Jerry and Ann Mentor $1,000
>Liverpool Pool and Spa $750
>Dr. Damiano - $250
>Rainbow Trout Lodge $100
> Other contributions were made in the form of security cameras being installed. Equipment was donated as well installation. More information is available in the document embedded below.
>Some donors were anonymous and many people responded with a small donation
ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. -- Manlius Police have arrested a Jamesville man they say destroyed swan eggs in the village last weekend. According to investigators, Ross Leone, 23, destroyed seven eggs on April 22nd.
Officials said the eggs were about two weeks from hatching, and the person who donated the swans said they're estimated to be worth $5,000.
Leone faces several misdemeanor charges including criminal mischief, petit larceny, criminal trespass, and criminal possession of stolen property. He was sent to the Onondaga County Jail on $1,500 bail.
Leone is due to appear in Manlius Village Court on June 7th.
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