Another four people charged by greyhound racing task force

POLICE from the Joint QPS and RSPCA Greyhound Racing Inquiry Task Force have charged another four people following investigations into live baiting in greyhound racing in Queensland.

Among the four charged is a 69-year-old Churchable man who has been charged with one count of threatening and intimidating a witness under the provisions of the Criminal Code. 

The man is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

Police will allege that the man intimidated a person who appeared in the Ipswich Magistrates Court yesterday on several offences of animal cruelty.

Police have also charged a 49-year-old Churchable woman with seven counts of animal cruelty, a 52-year-old Churchable man with one count of fail to secure firearm and a 47-year-old Churchable man with four counts of animal cruelty.  All three people are due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on April 29.

Forensic examinations and investigations are still being conducted with respect to the 55 greyhound carcasses located in Bundaberg last week.

Investigations are continuing.


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