Kent Cockfighting Probe Sees Three Arrests

Three men have been arrested after approximately 170 live birds were found amid evidence of suspected illegal cockfighting at a farm.A number of dead cockerels were also discovered with their combs removed - believed to be a common practice when breeding for fighting - during the police raid in Iwade, Kent, on Monday morning.A suspected …

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Mark Giles previous conviction in 1996 for procuring cocks to fight and attending the fight

When 40 police and RSPCA officers stormed the shed a Belvedere they found 15 men and a 16 year old youth watching two birds fighting. Four other birds lay dead on the ground. All the men tried to escape, but were tracked down by police dogs and a police helicopter. The court heard how Lee …

Cockfighting man from Norwich wins appeal against animal ban

A Norwich man who set up a cockfighting training farm at his parents’ home and ran cruel and illegal fights has successfully appealed his five-year ban on keeping all animals and instead has had a lifetime ban on keeping poultry imposed. Trevor Hall, 45, admitted five charges of holding cock fights, taking part in cockfights …

Norwich man ran cockfights at his parents’ home in Horsham St Faith for nearly three years

A Norwich man who set up a cockfighting training farm at his parents’ home and ran illegal fights for nearly three years has been banned from keeping animals for five years. A court was yesterday shown a 6-minute video filmed by Trevor Hall showing cockfighting at his parents’ farm in Horsham St Faith, near Norwich. …