Driver wanted for killing 19 Canada geese in Mundelein

MUNDELEIN, Ill. -- Police are searching for a driver who struck and killed several geese crossing a road Sunday in northwest suburban Mundelein.

The driver fatally hit 19 Canada geese about 5:15 p.m. on Midlothian Road near Cambridge Street, Mundelein police said in a statement.

The birds are federally protected, and people who intentionally strike them can be fined by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, police said.

Anyone with tips is asked to call police at 847-968-4600.

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