Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: part 4

scales of justiceCriminal proceedings continued today against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick.

Dick, 24, of Whitehill Cottages, Kirkmahoe, Dumfries is accused of bludgeoning and then repeatedly stamping on a buzzard. The offences are alleged to have taken place in Sunnybrae, Dumfries in April 2014. Dick has denied the charges.

Today’s hearing was a notional diet and the next hearing will be an intermediate diet on 24 February 2015. A provisional trial date has been set for 23 March 2015, pending the outcome of the intermediate diet in February.

Previous blogs on this case here, here, here


3 Responses to “Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: part 4”

  1. 1 Tony Warburton MBE
    November 4, 2014 at 6:34 pm

    These diets make me sick. Probably another case which will eventually run out of time!

  2. 2 Dave
    November 5, 2014 at 9:07 am

    Diets are just part of the legal process, whilst it grinds slowly once the proceedings have begun it’s not going to run out of time

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