Badger baiting thug appeals against term

BADGER baiting sicko Wayne Lumsden is plotting an early release from prison. The yob, jailed for animal cruelty, is fighting against his sentence. Lumsden, 23, of Lynemouth, Northumberland, is to challenge a 26-week jail term given to him by magistrates for offences relating to badgers, foxes, dogs, cats and cocks. Lumsden, of Park Road, has [...]

Northumberland pair forced animals to fight to the death

TWO men from Northumberland have been jailed after forcing animals to fight to the death and posting footage on the internet. Wayne Lumsden and Connor Patterson, both 23, were sent to prison for 26 and 20 weeks respectively by magistrates at Bedlington for offences relating to badgers, foxes, dogs, cats and cocks. The pair were [...]

Trio spared jail over cock-fight ‘experiment’

THREE young men were spared jail after admitting organising a cock fight and causing unnecessary cruelty to animals. The men – two from Darlington and one from Bishop Auckland – were seen pitting two cockerels against each other in a County Durham field. Thomas Mounsey, 18, and 19-year-olds Walter David Welch and James Sheldon Welch, [...]