‘Drugs gang’ accused appear before a judge

Eight men accused of conspiring to supply class A drugs and possessing criminal property have made a first appearance before a Bolton judge.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 2:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 2:08 pm

Eight men accused of conspiring to supply class A drugs and possessing criminal property have made a first appearance before a Bolton judge.

They are Dean Smallwood, 41, of Landgate Lane, Bryn; Jamie Kenny, 31, of Ashwood Avenue, Abram; Leon Kenny, 30, of Warrington Road, Abram; Sam Causer, 31, of Egerton Street, Abram; Nathan Hart, 31, of Warrington Road, Abram; Lee Standen, 40, of Liverpool Road, Hindley; Daryl Golding, 35, of Brookland Avenue, Hindley and Ian Ormshaw, 41, of Mesnes Avenue, Wigan.

They were arrested in a series of raids by officers from GMP’s serious and organised crime unit at various borough addresses. They are due to re-appear in court for a pre-trial hearing on May 28 and a provisional trial date of November 8 was set.

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