Workington man charged with arson with intent to endanger life
Last updated at 11:56, Wednesday, 16 October 2013
A Workington man has appeared in court charged with arson with intent to endanger life following a blaze on the street where he lives.
Paul Andrew Lord, 45, of Shore Road, entered no plea when he appeared before district judge Gerald Chalk today.
Lord was remanded in custody until November 4, when he is due to appear at Carlisle Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.
He was charged with intending to destroy or damage property and intending by destruction to endanger lives.
A Ford Mondeo Zetec, a Fiat Multipla and a Seat Arosa were set alight at around 4.15am on Sunday, which also caused damage to two nearby houses.
Michael Woolaghan, for Lord, said his client’s appearance at Carlisle Crown Court next month would be to fix the date for a plea.
First published at 11:49, Wednesday, 16 October 2013
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk
- Workington restaurant becomes first host with Times & Star Heart Start campaign
- Buttermere backs Times & Star defibrillator campaign
- Volunteers learn to save lives through Times & Star campaign
- Times & Star staff and customers back defibrillator campaign
- Search for World War Two trio who helped seize leading Nazi
- Stroke victim Peter praises lifesavers
- Greggs branch closing (2 comments)
- New West Cumbrian bar and bistro will create 20 jobs (2 comments)
- Freeze on Allerdale councillors' allowances (4 comments)
- £2.5m wave energy boost for West Cumbrian firm