Hare coursers snared by police officers using night vision goggles

14th May 2021 A pair of hare coursers were caught hiding in a hedgerow by police officers wearing high-tech night vision goggles. Officers were called to private land in Sharrington, near Melton Constable, at around 11.30pm on September 16, 2020, to reports of men with dogs. Police arrived to discover a silver Citroen car with …

Epic escape fail for ‘armed thieves’ who crashed car into ditch

10th May 2021 Three suspected armed thieves, aged between 18 and 25, failed to outsmart officers and a police helicopter after crashing their 4x4 into a ditch. The trio were reportedly involved in harecoursing, making off without payment from a pub and threats to the public in south Cambridgeshire on Saturday (May 8). Officers were …

Three men from Surrey and East Hampshire convicted of hare coursing

10th March 2021 Three men from Surrey and East Hampshire convicted of hare coursing following a 17 month police investigation. The incident happened back in 2019 on a farm in West Hanningfield in Essex. A farmer called Essex Police to report that four men with lurcher dogs were walking across his land and were believed …

Farmer recorded men who caused cattle to stampede while ‘lamping’ rabbits, court hears

Tullamore District Court heard that cattle on Greg Neville's farmland at Lynally, Tullamore stampeded through a fence after being startled on May 11, 2019. 8th April 2021 A YOUNG Tipperary man has been prosecuted after an Offaly farmer used his mobile phone to record him lamping rabbits on his land. Tullamore District Court heard that …

Three men sentenced after being caught hare coursing twice in a month in Cambridgeshire

Three men who were caught hare coursing in Cambridgeshire twice in a month have been handed three-year orders banning them from any similar activity. 18th February 2021 Levi Lee, 31, Edward Lee, 37 and John Lee, 64, all of Colliers Way, Arley, Coventry, were first spotted on 29 November, 2019. The trio were seen by …

Do you recognise these men? Hare coursing suspects near Marlborough

Do you recognize these men? 15th February 2021 Police are trying to track them down as they are wanted in connection with suspected hare coursing and criminal damage. Click thumbnails below for larger images. The unknown suspects have reportedly released lurcher type dogs onto farmland near Marlborough, damaging crops and fence posts in the process, …