Man faces hammer and drug charges

A man who denies possessing cocaine and a claw hammer will stand trial next month.

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 4:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 7:33 pm
Police arrest

Christopher Sandland, 45, of Somerset Road, Atherton, pleaded not guilty to the charges when he appeared at West Cheshire Magistrates’ Court.

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He is accused of having four small bags of cocaine and an offensive weapon - a claw hammer - in Hapsford, Cheshire, on August 26.

The case was sent to Chester Crown Court for a trial, where Sandland will appear on November 16.