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
- Ex Maryport coastguard and his wife celebrate 50 golden years
- Final call-out for West Cumbrian fireman Brian
- Owners speak out in Cockermouth trees row
- Fight continues for Angel of the West in Workington (8 comments)
- Lottery blow for Cockermouth war commemorations (3 comments)
- Cockermouth Main Street dug up again after sewer collapse (1 comment)
- Dancewear shop set to open in Workington
- Cockermouth care home launches tea shop
- West Cumbrian high fliers on awards shortlist
- One Direction fans flock to Workington theatre show