Cannabis charge court date set

Nottingham Crown Court
Nottingham Crown Court

A Worksop man has been charged with growing cannabis and will face trial in October.

Steven Burke, 33, of Royds Crescent, Rhodesia, Worksop, pleaded not guilty to charges of producing cannabis, abstracting electricity and possessing cannabis with intent to supply on June 30 2015.

Clarkson Baptiste, defending, said: “He allowed his premises to be rented to another who embarked upon the enterprise of growing cannabis.”

Judge Jeremy Lea set October 3 as the date of the trial and granted Mr Burke unconditional bail until then at Nottingham Crown Court on February 1.