Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: part 5

scales-of-justiceCriminal proceedings have continued against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick.

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

An intermediate diet was heard at Dumfries Sheriff Court on 24th February 2015 and was continued for another hearing due to take place on 17th March 2015. A provisional trial date has been set for 23rd March 2015, pending the outcome of the next court hearing.

Previous blogs on this case here, here, here and here


6 Responses to “Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: part 5”

  1. 1 Les Wallace
    March 10, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    [Ed: Comment deleted – Although not strictly defamatory it does imply guilt. We need to wait until the case has concluded…]

  2. 3 Circus maxima
    March 10, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    [Ed: comment deleted!]

  3. 5 sallygutteridge
    March 13, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Fingers crossed it gets into court this time. A year is long enough to stall a trial I would say.

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