Six men held in Norwich prison deny conspiracy to carry out burglaries across five counties

PUBLISHED: 11:54 11 March 2018 | UPDATED: 11:54 11 March 2018

Norwich Crown Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Crown Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY


Several men have denied involvement in a conspiracy to carry out burglaries across five counties including Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

The men are alleged to have conspired to burgle homes and commercial premises across Lincolnshire, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Befordshire and Essex between February 6 and December 19 last year.

Six of the men appeared at Norwich Crown Court, via a video link from Norwich prison, and all pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The defendants are John Eli Loveridge, 40, John Stanley Loveridge, 22, Joe John Loveridge, 19, Timothy Stone Parker, 22, Joseph Holmes, 20, and a 17-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons.

Another defendant Charlie Webb appeared via a link from Peterborough also indicated a not guilty plea.

William Carter, prosecuting said the trial, due to be held on June 11, was expected to last about three weeks.

All the defendants were remanded into custody.

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