Three men have been charged with conspiracy to steal over a series of illegal sheep butchery offences across Northamptonshire this summer.
Robert Iordan, aged 23, Florin Nutu, aged 35, and Voirel Manu, aged 38, all from Birmingham, are charged with conspiracy to steal in relation to the slaughter and illegal butchery of sheep and lambs between June 22, 2019, and October 7, 2019.
Iordan and Nutu were arrested on the A14 in the early hours of Monday, October 7, following the discovery of nine illegally butchered sheep near Welton the previous evening.
Manu was arrested in Birmingham on Monday evening and all were charged on Tuesday, October 8.
Iordan and Nutu, both of Dunsink Road, Birmingham, and Manu, of no fixed address, have been remanded in custody ahead of a first appearance at Northampton Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday, October 9.
Warwickshire Police are working with colleagues in Northamptonshire Police.