24
Mar
15

Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: trial begins

scales-of-justiceCriminal proceedings against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick have progressed to trial, which began yesterday at Dumfries Sheriff Court.

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. He is also accused of alleged firearms offences. He has denied the charges.

The trial is expected to continue for several days.

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

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7 Responses to “Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: trial begins”


  1. 1 AnMac
    March 24, 2015 at 11:51 am

    Well at last the trial has commenced. Do we know how strong the PF’s case is and who are the witnesses?

  2. March 24, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    [Ed: Comment deleted – it infers the accused is guilty. Ok to publish after the verdict but not before.]

  3. 5 Circus maxima
    March 24, 2015 at 6:26 pm

    Any news from court 1 today? Once its been in court we can talk about it…


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