Two extra arrested as tensions rise over Longueuil deer cull

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Two extra individuals have been arrested in reference to dying threats towards the mayoress of Longueuil, following the town’s resolution to seize and kill half of the white-tailed deer who dwell in Michel-Chartrand Park.

The 2 suspects, arrested Wednesday and Thursday, are 26 and 37, in response to a press launch issued by the Longueuil agglomeration police service. Neither of the suspects are from Longueuil. They have been launched underneath sure circumstances they usually may face legal fees.

On Tuesday, the police arrested one person.

The threats have been made after the town introduced its plan to capture and kill 15 white-tailed deer to regulate the inhabitants and shield the park’s ecosystem.

The meat from the animals will probably be distributed to meals banks.

The choice was not unanimous and raised the indignation of some residents. Nonetheless, the choice was adopted by a majority of the town government and council Wednesday. The mayor of Longueuil, Sylvie Guardian, received threats and a legal investigation was opened.

Longueuil police stated extra arrests may very well be made.

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