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Wednesday, Apr 30, 2003
Defendant/Suspect: William John Jones
Case Updates: 1 update(s) available
William John Jones of Cwm Farm, Blaenycoed, was convicted on 20/9/05 of causing unnecessary suffering to his cattle and breaking a ban on keeping livestock. In May 2002, Jones was banned from keeping animals for 10 years and given a six-month suspended prison sentence, for allowing eight cows to die.
In May 2003 Jones was found to be keeping cattle again. He served a six-month jail term for breaching the ban and also the suspended sentence. At Carmarthen magistrates they convicted Jones in his absence of breaching the ban again after more dead and dying animals were found at Cwm Farm in April 2005. The case has been adjourned until 10/10/05 for sentencing.
|An arrest warrant was issued for a farmer convicted of animal cruelty charges who failed to turn up to court for sentencing.|
William John Jones was convicted in his absence in September at Carmarthen Magistrates Court of three counts of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal and one of contravening a court order banning him from keeping livestock.
Dead and dying animals were found by Carmarthenshire County Council officers at Cwm Farm, Blaenycoed, in April.
|Source: ICWales - Dec, 1 2005|
Update posted on Dec 1, 2005 - 10:06AM
ICWales News - December 1, 2005
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