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Update – four due in court in connection with alleged poaching incident near Blandford

25 November 2021
Four men are due to appear in court in connection with an alleged poaching incident following an investigation by rural crime officers.

Dorset Police received a report at 8.59pm on Friday 30 July 2021 of suspected poaching offences in a rural area near Blandford.

Officers attended and four men were arrested following a search.

Following enquiries, a 28-year-old man from Basildon in Essex, a 24-year-old man from Romford in Essex, a 21-year-old from Milton in Cambridgeshire and a 19-year-old from Stondon Massey in Essex have been issued with postal requisitions to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 8 December 2021 for an offence of trespassing in pursuit of game.

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