Preston burglary conspiracy accused appear in court
Four men charged in connection with burglaries at commercial and retail premises in the Preston area two years ago are to face a trial on July 26.
Gary Birtwistle, 39, of Kingsfold Drive, Penwortham, Preston, and Patrick Gavin, 21, of Dorman Road, Ribbleton, Preston, will also appear at Preston crown Court on July 2 for a plea hearing.
They and co-defendants, Richard Bennett, 30, of Thurston, Skelmersdale, and Christopher Handley, 26, of Sherburn Road, Preston, are accused of conspiring between September 8, 2018, and March 27, 2019, to enter commercial premises with intent to steal.
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