Badger baiting: Four on trial after BBC Wales investigation

30th September 2019 A video showing four "big dogs" attacking a badger was shared on people's phones, a court has heard. Four men - Christian Latcham, 32, from Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Thomas Young, 26, from Newbridge, Caerphilly, Cyle Jones, 31 and Jamie Rush, 27, both from Brecon, Powys - are on trail at Cardiff …

Gainsborough men banned from keeping dogs after badger baiting in Nottinghamshire village

20th September 2019 Two Gainsborough men have been banned from keeping dogs for five years after they pleaded guilty to offences relating to badger baiting in a Nottinghamshire village. Murphy Thorne and Dale Shields admitted interfering with a badger sett and attempting to kill a badger, when they appeared at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court. The court …

Fifth gang member Shaun Brown sentenced over ‘appalling’ badger baiting

17th August 2019 A DOG owner has become the fifth and final member of a gang to receive a custodial sentence for badger baiting in Ryedale. Shaun Brown was the driver of the Teesside group that started digging up a sett near Hovingham, west of Malton, and put a terrier down it, York Magistrates' Court …

Sicko urban hunter filmed his pack of dogs tearing apart badgers, foxes and deer

16th August 2019 Patrick Carter and his twisted cronies would corner badgers in their setts and hunt down other animals before letting their trained dogs slaughter the animals. A cruel “urban hunter” has admitted using a pack of pet dogs to track and slaughter badgers, foxes and deer. Patrick Carter acted with sick cronies to …

Four Hartlepool men sentenced for interfering with a badger sett

Four Hartlepool men sentenced for interfering with a badger sett and causing unnecessary suffering to a dog 30 July 2019 Four men have been sentenced for offences under the Badger Act 1992 and Animal Welfare Act 2006 after they were found interfering with a known badger sett in the village of Hovingham, North Yorkshire. Clint …

HSA tip off hotline

The Hunt Ssaboteurs Association now have a tip-off hotline that you can contact in strict confidence. If you have some information about a hunt/shoot or anybloodsport or have seen a hunt/shoot please get in touch, someone will respond to you as soon as possible. Call or text - 07443 148426

EVIL mother fuckers – BEWARE HORRIBLE ARTICLE

Evil fuckers jailed for animal cruelty offences after badger was 'skinned alive' 21st June 2019 TWO men have been sentenced to immediate custody by a judge who has described their wildlife crimes as “medieval barbarity” with one incident caught on video showing a baby badger being skinned alive. Ryan Harrison, 25, of Masefield Road, Caldicot, …

Badger-baiting trio jailed for ‘medieval barbarity’

21st June 2019 Three men have been jailed for badger baiting and animal cruelty following a probe by a BBC Wales TV programme. District Judge Neil Thomas described the offences as "medieval barbarity" at Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates' Court. Cyle Jones, aged 31, of Cwrt Tarell, Newgate Street, in Llanfaes, was jailed for 18 weeks after …