Man charged for wildlife crimes in Formartine area
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Formartine police have cautioned and charged a 38 year old man for wildlife offences in relation to the illegal trapping of a bird of prey.
He will be reported to the Specialist Procurator Fiscal.
Enquiry officer PC Davis said: “Police responded to a report of a trapped bird of prey which was recovered safe and well and released unharmed.
Police Scotland take wildlife crime seriously and appreciate the assistance we get from our communities.
If you have information or concerns you can contact us on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.