Five charged with hare coursing and five dogs seized

27 November 2020 Five men have been charged with illegal hunting offences in the Fens. They were arrested near King's Lynn after an operation involving rural crime and traffic officers, along with a police helicopter. Five dogs, a 4x4 vehicle, a quantity of cash and equipment were also seized. Police received a call at 10.30am …

Five men arrested on suspicion of hare coursing in west Suffolk

26th November 2020 Five people were arrested yesterday on suspicion of hare coursing, police have said. The arrests followed a report from a member of the public in the Ixworth Thorpe area of dogs chasing hares in the vicinity. Officers from Suffolk police attended and arrested five men around 1.30pm. Three 25 year olds, a …

Men suspected of coming to Gloucestershire to hare course

26th November 2020 THREE men from Wales have been issued with coronavirus tickets after officers conducted enquiries into reports of hare coursing in Gloucestershire yesterday (Wednesday). Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing and Specialist Operations teams were called to an estate in Dumbleton last night after concerns were raised about men in the area and upon …

Two men arrested on suspicion of hare coursing in Whitchurch

24th November 2020 POLICE have arrested two men on suspicion of hare coursing. The incident happened in a field in Whitchurch, Hampshire on Sunday. Officers received reports of trespassers in the field at around 10.15am. A 22 year old man from Gillingham in Dorset and a 31 year old man from Salisbury, Wiltshire, were arrested …

Hartlepool man is first person in the country to breach a community protection notice for hare coursing

10th November 2020 Michael Lund, 51, of Lazenby Road, Hartlepool, did not appear at Hull Magistrates’ Court last month, but pleaded guilty to the breach of the notice (CPN) by post. Lund was first issued with a CPN in October 2019 after being seen coursing for hares at locations in East Yorkshire, including Asselby, Halsham, …

Two men arrested for hare coursing offences in Boston area

18th November 2020 The two men from outside the county were arrested and charged with hare coursing offences in Amber Hill on Thursday November 17. Leslie Coneley, aged 27, from Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, has been charged with permitting the use of a vehicle without insurance and hunting a wild mammal with a dog. Jimmy Coneley, …