Walsall man set Jack Russell dogs on foxes, hunting trial is told
A BLACK Country man accused of setting his dogs on two foxes told police at the scene that he had been hunting the animals, a court has heard.
Officers who came across a group of men using torches on waste ground found a mud-covered Stephen Parkes with a shovel, a pile of freshly dug earth and two dead foxes with their tails removed lying nearby.
In a car parked a few yards from the scene, police discovered two tri-colour Jack Russell terriers named Bully and Ted with blood-covered muzzles, belonging to Parkes.
Parkes, who denies fox-hunting contrary to the 2004 Hunting Act and two counts... read more
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