Stephen Morvell Receives Three Month Disqualification

Offence:A registered person must ensure that any greyhound pursuant to the person’s care or custody does not stray onto any private property without the permission of the owner or occupier of that property, or stray onto any public place.

Stewards on the 28 May 2014, conducted an Inquiry into the circumstances in which two greyhounds that were in your care and custody strayed from your property and were involved in a dog attack on 17 July 2013.

After hearing the evidence, Stewards charged Mr. Morvell in breach of GAR108 in that a registered person must ensure that any greyhound pursuant to the person’s care or custody does not stray onto any private property without the permission of the owner or occupier of that property, or stray onto any public place.

Mr Morvell pleaded guilty to the charge.

Stewards found Mr Morvell guilty as charged and disqualified him for three (3) months from midnight Friday 30 May 2014.