Man accused of smuggling drugs into Wigan jail

A man is accused of smuggling drugs into Wigan’s jail.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 11:38 am
Updated Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 11:40 am

Jordan Gavin appeared before borough justices charged with sneaking cocaine, cannabis and two types of steroids - testosterone and Stanozolol - into Hindley Prison between November 9 and 16 2018. The 20-year-old from Baxendale Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, is also accused of shipping phones, sim cards and chargers into the institution.

A further charge of tobacco smuggling was dropped.

Gavin was bailed until he appears before a Bolton judge on May 19.

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