Criminal Behaviour Orders issued after wild animals targeted
Date of alert:
Monday, 1 August 2022
Three men have been convicted of hunting a wild mammal with a dog and trespassing in search of game in Arnold in the East Riding of Yorkshire last year.
Michael Berry (51) of Avon Court, Saltburn-by-the-sea, Callum Raw (31) of Fenton Court, Boosbeck and Jamie Dewing (33) of Wharton Place, Boosbeck all appeared at Beverley Magistrates Court on the 18 July.
Berry was fined £300, ordered to pay £300 in costs and a £34 victim surcharge. Raw was fine £900, ordered to pay £300 in costs and a £90 victim surcharge. Dewing was fined £200, ordered to pay £300 in costs and a £34 victim surcharge.
Berry and Raw were also issued three-year criminal behaviour orders. Under the terms of the order both are prohibited from:
- Entering Humberside Police’s Force Area,
- Entering any private farmland in England or Wales with a sighthound or lurcher type dog,
- Be in company with someone in with a sighthound or lurcher without written permission from the landowner,
- Allowing a sighthound or lurcher to stray onto private farmland from any public footpath or highway,
- Causing harassment, alarm or distress to any person in England or Wales.