Drug gang leaders who exploited children are jailed

One member of the gang is Ben Freer a well known wildlife killer (see images below) 30th April 2021 LEADERS of a seaside drug gang that recruited children to help them peddle heroin and cocaine in their neighbourhood have been jailed. The "P-line" gang used mass advertising techniques, sending out text messages from mobile phones …

Egg thief sentenced for stealing from endangered wild birds in the Peak District and Holmfirth

23rd April 2021 Terence Potter from Huddersfield has been sentenced in court after taking 200 eggs from endangered wild birds. Mr Potter, 63, was given a 12-week sentence, suspended for 12 months, today, (23 April) at Sheffield Magistrates' Court, for offences relating to the taking and possession of wild birds’ eggs. He was charged with …

Animal cruelty bill passed by MPs despite Tories ‘talking out’ for two hours

12th March 2021 Progress on a bill to introduce tougher punishments for animal abusers was almost 'timed out' after Christopher Chope and Philip Davies talked for more than two hours in an earlier debate. A bill to introduce tougher punishments for animal abusers has passed a Commons hurdle - despite being put in jeopardy by …

HUNT THUG GETS PALTRY FINE FOR ASSAULT BY BEATING

From Grafton Hunt Watch - 19th February 2021 Watch the video here - http://www.facebook.com/foxcubhunting/videos/4051373381580697/ Terrence Williams, known as Gandy at the Grafton Hunt, is a follower and one-time servant of the Grafton. He attends most of its meets and, on every occasion, threatens citizens who monitor the hunt and often assaults them by barging. During …

Terrence Potter previous conviction

‘Obsessed’ lorry driver hoarded 500 illegal birds’ eggs 11th January 2013 Terrence Potter became “obsessed” by the colourful eggs and spent around two years gathering more for his collection. More than 500 were held illegally and included the eggs of protected species, among them owls, spoonbills, sparrowhawks and kestrels. Last year he illegally gathered the …

Poachers caught in Subaru Forester on farmland in Wiltshire

6th February 2021 Two poachers were handed hefty fines after they admitted hunting with dogs in Wiltshire. Hampshire pair Luke Ockendon, 24, and Edward Goddard, 52, were caught poaching on farmland in Collingbourne Ducis, on Salisbury Plain, in December 2019. Appearing before Swindon Magistrates’ Court last month, Goddard, of Winchester Street, Botley, and Ockendon, of …

BEWARE HORRIBLE ARTICLE

HORIFYING Illegal animal fights ‘absolutely rife’ in Scotland, investigators say 28th November 2020 ILLEGAL animal fights are “absolutely rife” across Scotland, inv­estigators revealed. A crackdown has seen dozens of brutes snared for setting killer dogs on innocent badgers, foxes, deer and even cats. But the Scottish SPCA said the horrific practice is currently more widespread …

Man banned from keeping animals for life after admitting badger baiting offences

26th November 2020 Robert King, from Motherwell, was found guilty on two counts under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and of causing an animal fight to take place, whereby one of the dogs was so severely injured it required to be euthanised. A Motherwell man has been banned from keeping animals for life after …