The north-east has witnessed the third largest number of wildlife offences in Scotland, according to new figures.
Two men have been charged in relation to alleged hare coursing in the North-east.
Police chiefs have urged the public to help them snare criminal gangs coming to the North-east to practise a “barbaric” bloodsport.
Two men have been charged after incidents of alleged hare coursing in the North-east.
Six men have been charged with a string of offences including hare coursing, assaults and dangerous driving.
Two more men have been charged in relation to rural crime in the North-east.
A man has been charged following reports of alleged hare coursing in the North-east.
An Aberdeen man has been jailed after DNA from a hunting dog helped secure the first custodial sentence in Scotland for hare coursing.
TWO North-east teenagers have been reported over alleged hare coursing.