May 13, 2011
Wedmore man fined £750 for failing to have shotgun licence
man from Wedmore who was charged with possessing a shotgun without
a firearms certificate during
the police probe into a spate of swan shootings in the Burnham-On-Sea
area earlier this year has been found guilty.
Shane Alway, 37, appeared before Bridgwater Magistrates Court
on Tuesday (May 10th) where he was fined £750 and ordered
to pay court costs of £95. He pleaded guilty to possession
of a shotgun without a licence.
Separately, two men who were originally arrested in connection
with the swan killings were released without charge.
As previously reported
by Burnham-On-Sea.com, dozens of swans were found dead earlier
this year after being shot.