Dog owner is given 10-year control order

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A woman whose dog escaped and attacked other pets has been served with a criminal behaviour order and must pay more than £1,100 in fines and court costs.

Stacie Beeby received the order at Loughborough Magistrates’ Court after a prosecution by Charnwood Council.

The court was told Beeby (35) had been served with a community protection notice last year after her Alaskan Malamute Nikita kept escaping from her home.

There had been a number of complaints and incidents which included the dog attacking a Yorkshire Terrier, causing near fatal injuries including a punctured lung and internal bleeding.

It was also photographed roaming without a handler and fouling in the area.

The notice required Beeby to keep the dog under control and on a lead at all times while in public, to muzzle and harness the animal when taking it out, to prevent it from escaping and to clean up any dog mess.

However in October the dog was reported to the council again after attacking a Labrador near a children’s play area.

Beeby. of Hallaton Drive, Syston, pleaded guilty to breaching the notice and was ordered to pay £1,000 in prosecution costs, fined £120 and ordered to pay a £20 victim surcharge.

Magistrates issued a 10-year criminal behaviour order which imposes a series of restrictions on Beeby.

These include that she must ensure the dog cannot leave the property without a muzzle, lead or harness and must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times when outside of her property.