Mansfield, Nottinghamshire: Scott Weatherer

#TheList Scott Weatherer, born c. 1975, of Highfield Road, Clipstone Village, Mansfield NG21 – pleaded guilty to kicking a cocker spaniel called Bella

Dog abuser Scott Weatherer of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Dog abuser Scott Weatherer

Weatherer appeared at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on Monday, May 20 , 2019 charged with causing “unnecessary suffering to a protected animal”.

The incident which was described as “a horrible attack”, took place on December 22, 2018 in Bassingham Fen, near Aubourn.

Magistrates treated the offence “as a one off incident” on the grounds that Weatherer was of previous good character and had, apparently, looked after dogs well up to that point.

Sentencing: 18-week prison sentence suspended for 18 months. Costs and charges totalling £615. Banned from keeping animals for ten years.