Five Hartlepool men in Teesside Crown Court accused of being part of UK-wide drugs ring

Teesside Crown Court
Teesside Crown Court
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FIVE Hartlepool men appeared in court in connection with an alleged UK-wide drugs ring.

David Garside, 29, of Hampstead Gardens, Adrian Morfitt, 29, of Caistor Drive, Paul Rudd, 33, of Arncliffe Gardens, Mark Williamson, 36, of Park Square and Neil Gutteridge, 29, of Gower Walk, were all remanded in custody after appearing at Teesside Crown Court yesterday.

No pleas were entered to charges relating to the alleged conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs. They will next appear in court, with 12 others, on September 26 ahead of a 10-week trial listed on November 3.