Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: part 6

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

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

Yesterday’s intermediate diet was heard at Dumfries Sheriff Court and a further intermediate diet has been set for Friday 20th March. A provisional trial date has been set for 23rd March 2015, pending the outcome of the next court hearing.

Friday’s hearing will be #7 since the case was called in June 2014 (previous hearings occurred in October 2014, November 2014, February 2015 and March 2015).

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


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

  1. 1 nirofo
    March 18, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    [Ed: we’ve decided not to publish this comment. It’s ok to comment on the judicial process at a generic level, but not at a case-specific level prior to a trial].

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