28
Mar
15

Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: trial update

scales-of-justiceThe trial of Scottish gamekeeper William Dick has been continued 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.

Dick’s legal representative in court is Brian McConnachie QC, who has been described as ‘one of the country’s leading defence lawyers’.

The trial will continue on 2nd April 2015.

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

PLEASE NOTE: WE WON’T BE ACCEPTING COMMENTS UNTIL AFTER THE VERDICT. THANKS.

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6 Responses to “Case against Scottish gamekeeper William Dick: trial update”


  1. 1 George M
    March 28, 2015 at 9:54 am

    [Ed: decided not to publish this comment. Although we don’t believe it to be defamatory, nor in contempt of court, it’s safer not to comment at this stage of proceedings. Will happily post it after the verdict].

  2. 2 calm summnr
    March 28, 2015 at 10:01 am

    [Ed: decided not to publish this comment. Although we don’t believe it to be defamatory, nor in contempt of court, it’s safer not to comment at this stage of proceedings. Will happily post it after the verdict].

  3. 3 Chris Roberts
    March 28, 2015 at 10:21 am

    [Ed: decided not to publish this comment. Although we don’t believe it to be defamatory, nor in contempt of court, it’s safer not to comment at this stage of proceedings. Will happily post it after the verdict].

  4. 4 Circus maxima
    March 28, 2015 at 11:31 am

    Do we know who the Sheriff is?

  5. March 28, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    [Ed: can’t publish that!]


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