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An equipment failure in which moving parts stick or jam because of friction, pressure, or excessive temperature.
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Horse thief Thomas Hope Price, 29, of Cardiff, was jailed after stealing back his own |horses after they were seized by animal welfare officers WALES NEWS SERVICE
Along with heroin, arms which include two magazines and 42 bullets were seized.
A record 1,146 dogs, many of which are pitbull terriers and other banned breeds, were seized last year and the force is struggling to meet the cost.