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 …

Two great short films to watch about who hunt sabs are and what they do

The first video 'I am a hunt saboteus' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elbO-lIr0yI In this first of four hard hitting episodes we sit down with a hunt saboteur. We put to him some common misconceptions and frequently asked questions to explore what it means to be a saboteur. It is important to note that the views of this …

Sherborne hunting chief denies giving webinar tips for illegal fox hunting

11th March 2021 A Sherborne man has appeared in court to deny a Hunting Act offence in relation to the content of a webinar. Mark Hankinson, of Sherborne, is accused of intentionally encouraging or assisting others to commit an offence under the Hunting Act 2004. Hankinson, 60, is accused of advising huntsman on circumventing the …

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, …