Two people have been charged in connection with a poaching incident in the Forest of Dean.
Andrew John Mcnanee, 29 and of Lliswerry Park Drive in Newport and Dean Penn, 23 and of Firbank Crescent in Newport, were both charged with coming from land possessing an article for killing/taking game. They will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on January 30.
The charges relate to a report of lamping at an estate in Aylburton, Lydney at about 9.45pm on Wednesday (December 11).
The police helicopter was involved in a search of the area, which culminated in two arrests at about 10.50pm.