Man in court over blackmail
A MAN has appeared in court charged with conspiracy to blackmail after several explosions in North Staffordshire.
Kevin John Proctor, aged 43, of The Greenways, Milton, is accused of conspiring with other people to make an unwarranted demand for money with menace between June 21 and August 17.
The defendant has now been sent to Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court to appear there for a preliminary hearing on Monday, November 5. North Staffordshire magistrates remanded him in custody.
Staffordshire Police launched an investigation in August following explosions at houses in Weston Coyney, Blythe Bridge and Cheadle.
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Jason Taft, aged 40, of Bagnall, Thomas Leslie, aged 54 and 34-year-old Thomas Leslie, from County Down, Northern Ireland, appeared in court accused of conspiracy to blackmail in August.