Poacher caught at farm is fined

A MAN caught poaching with dogs in Wallingford has been fined. Hugh Connors, 40, of Starling Walk, Hampton, Richmond-upon-Thames, was convicted in his absence of one count of daytime trespass in pursuit of game – poaching - at a hearing at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. Connors was fined £750 and must pay a victim …

Badger baiting: Jamie Rush wins conviction appeal

A man who was convicted of badger baiting has won an appeal against a court's verdict. Jamie Rush was one of four men found guilty in October of attempting to kill or take badgers in Pembrokeshire. He was jailed for 22 weeks after a trial at Cardiff Crown Court, following an undercover investigation by BBC …

Depraved Scots thug caged after forcing dogs to compete in barbaric badger baiting

Conran Connor used three dogs for taking part in brutal clashes with the animals in rural Lanarkshire. 6th February 2020 A thug who admitted keeping dogs to compete in barbaric badger baiting contests has now been jailed for 21 weeks. Conran Connor, of Wishaw, Lanarkshire used three dogs for taking part in brutal clashes with the …

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 …