A DOG is to be put down after it injured a woman in Pwllheli, while its owner was also found guilty of Class B drug possession.

Luke Evans, 28, of Crown Hotel, was accused of owning a Staffordshire Terrier which, on May 11 on North Street, injured Ella Hughes while dangerously out of control.

Mr Evans was also accused of breaching an order issued to him by Caernarfon Magistrates’ Court on December 11, 2018, which banned him from having custody of a dog.

He was also accused of be in possession of cannabis in Pwllheli on May 11.

He was found guilty of all three offences at Llandudno Magistrates’ Court on May 13.


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The court ordered the dog to be put down, while Mr Evans is to abstain from consuming alcohol for 90 days, and is to undertake a maximum of 20 days’ rehabilitation activity.

He is also to pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, as well as £50 in compensation and a £95 victim surcharge.

This amounted to a total of £230, which Mr Evans will pay as a lump sum within 28 days.

The court also made an application for deductions from Mr Evans’ benefits, and ordered that the cannabis be forfeited and destroyed.