April 21, 2011
Man charged following swan deaths probe in Burnham area
man from Wedmore has been charged with possessing a shotgun without
a firearms certificate as
part of the police probe into a spate of swan shootings in the
Burnham-On-Sea area earlier this year.
Shane Alway, 37, from Wedmore is due to appear at Bridgwater
Magistrates Court on May 10th.
Police spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Two
other people arrested in relation to this incident have been released
by Burnham-On-Sea.com, dozens of swans were found dead earlier
this year after being shot by an airgun.
reward of £26,000 was raised by supporters of wildlife care
charity Secret World to find the culprits of the killings.