Two-year dog ban after hare coursing at Perthshire farm

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) 20 Feb 2016 A man has been banned from keeping dogs for two years after he and his father were found guilty of hare coursing. John Stewart, 21, and Mark Reid, 45, set their lurcher dogs on the wild hares and watched as the dogs tore the …

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Vigilante Lincolnshire farmer caught trio of hare coursers

January 16, 2014 A farmer chased a trio of poachers after they trespassed on his land to go hare coursing. Ceri Mortimer, 49, Richard Stephenson, 28, and Jamie Wilson, 42, were chased off the land at Harpswell in Gainsborough after they were spotted with dogs poaching by the farmer. The farmer called the police and …

Nine in King’s Lynn magistrates court on hare coursing charges

Nine people accused of hare coursing appeared in Lynn Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. The bench adjourned the case against the seven men and two boys, aged 14 and 15, for a pre-trial review on January 28. The boys cannot be named. The trespass in pursuit of game charges relate to an incident at Ten Mile …

Nine charged over alleged hare coursing in West Norfolk

Seven men and two teenagers will appear in court later this month after they were charged in connection with alleged hare coursing near Downham this week. Police chiefs have urged the public to be vigilant against similar gangs operating in rural areas after the group were detained at Ten Mile Bank on Tuesday. West Norfolk …