Dog fighting accused pleads not guilty

A MAN charged with 13 counts relating to dog fighting entered not guilty pleas at Grantham Magistrates Court on Thursday. John Knibbs, 44, of High Field, Harrowby Hall Estate, will now face a three-day trial at Grantham Magistrates on a date yet to be decided. Knibbs has been charged with nine charges of causing unnecessary …

Accrington man jailed for arranging dog fights

AN ACCRINGTON man has today been jailed for six months for arranging dog fights. In June 2007, police and RSPCA officers executed a warrant at two addresses in Blackburn Road, Accrington and Richmond Road, Blackburn. When officers entered the Blackburn Road address, blood was found on the walls. DNA samples were taken and the results …