Four arrested on suspicion of poaching offences near Lincolnshire marina and dogs seized
Date of alert:
Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Four men have been arrested on suspicion of poaching offences near a Lincolnshire marina. Officers from Lincolnshire Police received reports that a 4x4 had been driving through fields in Apley, near Lincoln, at around 1.30am on October 2.
The vehicle was stopped on the A57, close to Burton Waters. The four individuals - aged 18, 19, 21 and 22 and from Doncaster - were arrested on suspicion of entering land as a trespasser at night with poaching equipment, a spokesperson for the force said.
They added that the vehicle was seized, as were four dogs, which are being handled by a specialist team. The men were interviewed and have all been released on police bail.