Victoria Police reveal Weir charge sheet for hearing on October 23

Victoria Police reveal Weir charge sheet for hearing on October 23

Trainer Darren Weir will appear at Melbourne magistrates’ court on October 23rd.

Victorian police have issued the following charge sheet for Darren Weir and 3 others;

A 49-year-old Baringhup man has been issued nine charges including:

• Conspiracy to Defraud Racing Victoria Limited Stewards;

• Section 9(1)(a) of Prevention Cruelty to Animals Act – engaging in the torturing, abusing, overworking and terrifying of a Thoroughbred Race Horse x 3;

• Section 9(1)(c) of Prevention Cruelty to Animals Act – causing unreasonable pain or suffering to a Thoroughbred Race Horse x 3;

• Possess Unregistered Category A longarm; and

• Use controlled weapon without excuse.

A 38-year-old Yangery man has been issued 16 charges including:

• Conspiracy to Defraud Racing Victoria Limited Stewards;

• 195C Engage in conduct that corrupts or would corrupt a betting outcome of event or event contingency x 2;

• 195F Use of Corrupt Conduct Information x 5;

• Section 9(1)(a) of Prevention Cruelty to Animals Act – engaging in the torturing, abusing, overworking and terrifying of a Thoroughbred Race Horse x 3;

• Section 9(1)(c) of Prevention Cruelty to Animals Act- causing unreasonable pain or suffering to a Thoroughbred Race Horse x 3; and

• Possess Drug of Dependence (Cocaine).

A 27-year-old Warrnambool man has been issued seven charges including:

• Conspiracy to Defraud Racing Victoria Limited Stewards;

• Section 9(1)(a) of Prevention Cruelty to Animals Act – engaging in the torturing, abusing, overworking and terrifying of a Thoroughbred Race Horse x 3; and

• Section 9(1)(c) of Prevention Cruelty to Animals Act – causing unreasonable pain or suffering to a Thoroughbred Race Horse x 3.

A 31-year-old Warrnambool man has been charged with one count of 195F Use of Corrupt Conduct Information.

All four will appear at Melbourne Magistrates Court on 23 October.”