Arrest made after death of bald eagle in Mount Pleasant Township

Police in Washington County arrested a suspect in connection to the death of a bald eagle.

The eagle was found on Friday on Water Dam Road in Mount Pleasant Township.

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A white SUV was seen in the area.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission said they were able to find the suspect thanks to the agency’s “operation game thief” program.

The suspect reportedly admitted to the crime. Their identity has not been released.

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