Men found guilty of illegal deer hunting near Haxey

North Lincolnshire 20 Jan 2020 On Christmas Eve last year two men were detained by officers as they were found coming off private farm land with lurcher type dogs at East Lound near Haxey in North Lincolnshire. We had received a number of reports of two men using dogs to pursue a group of Roe …

Trophy hunter, 25, who filmed himself stabbing a deer is jailed for seven months for causing unnecessary suffering to two dogs

WARNING: Graphic content   The horrific state of horses and dogs seized from a farm can be shown for the first time. Two men were jailed last week after horses and dogs were starved on land at Forstal Farm, Loose, near Maidstone. Warning: This article contains graphic images of animals suffering. Jimmy Price Medway Magistrates' Court heard Jimmy …

Suspected hare courser jailed after high speed police chase in Isleham

8th January 2020 A suspected hare courser has been jailed for two months after leading police on a dangerous pursuit, reaching speeds of nearly 100mph. Thirty-two-year-old Nelson Hedges, 32, was reported to police by members of the public who were concerned he had been hare coursing in his silver Mazda Tribute near Isleham. The force’s …

Judge orders Isle of Wight huntsman’s ‘dangerously out of control’ terrier to be destroyed

17th December 2019 A TERRIER belonging to Isle of Wight Hunt huntsman and kennelman Rupert Inglesant will be destroyed, on the order of a judge. Tigger bit a dog walker on the thigh in Gatcombe then went on to be dangerously out of control on two other occasions. His owner, Inglesant, appeared at the Isle …

Scott Matthew Cochrane found with dead rabbits, Lurcher-type dogs and steel ball bearings

AN OFFENDER who admitted hunting wild animals with dogs has been banned from land across three counties after breaching a court order. Scott Matthew Cochrane had been found with dead rabbits, Lurcher-type dogs and steel ball bearings. He can no longer enter many rural areas in Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. The areas include south of …

Men convicted for illegal fox cruelty at Kimblewick hunt spared jail

TWO men who were convicted of animal cruelty after dragging a trapped fox from a tunnel during a hunt in Oxfordshire have been spared jail. Ian James Kirby Parkinson, 65, of Lower Road, Haddenham, and Mark Anthony Vincent, 53, of Kimblewick, Aylesbury - the President of the Kimblewick Hunt group - were both found guilty …

Former Meynell Hunt members admit illegally hunting wild animal with dogs

18th November 2019 Four other hunt associates have had their case dismissed. Two men have been fined after admitting illegally hunting a wild animal with dogs. Sam Staniland, 32, of Hadleigh, Ipswich; and William Tatler, 46, of The Green, Idridgehay, Belper; were fined £535 each when they appeared at Nottingham Justice Centre. Both men are …