Watertown man accused of killing kitten with metal mop handle, police say

WATERTOWN, NY —   Aaron S. Fuller, 19, of 168 Sterling St., Apt. 3, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 8:54 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at 168 Sterling St. with felony aggravated cruelty to animals.

Mr. Fuller is accused of “intentionally killing an orange and white kitten by throwing it against a wall and then putting a metal mop handle across its neck while applying pressure until the cat was deceased,” at about 7:00 p.m. June 1 at 168 Sterling St., according to court documents.

He is ordered to appear June 16 in City Court.