Warrant issued after Hartlepool man charged with possessing stun gun fails to appear in court

A warrant has been issued for a man charged with possessing drugs and a stun gun.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 06:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 11:16 am

Joseph Godfrey, 46, of Park Square, Hartlepool, was due before Teesside Magistrates’ Court to answer a charge of possessing a weapon designed to discharge electricity, and possession of cannabis, both on March 18.

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Prosecutor Lynn Dalton told the court papers in the case had been sent to Godfrey who is ‘no stranger’ to the courts.

Magistrates issued a warrant for Godfrey’s arrest.

Teesside Magistrates' Court