May 3, 2022 11.28 am

Man denies possession of stun gun disguised as mobile phone

He will face trial in August

A Market Rasen area man will face trial at Lincoln Crown Court after he denied a charge of possessing a prohibited weapon.

Prosecutors allege Leigh Dearden, 37, was in possession of a stun gun disguised as a mobile phone on August 8, 2020.

Dearden, of Legsby Road, Market Rasen, entered a not guilty plea to the charge when he appeared at Lincoln Crown Court.

Judge Catarina Sjolin Knight adjourned the case for a trial at Lincoln Crown Court in the week beginning August 22. The trial is expected to last one day.

Dearden was granted unconditional bail until his trial.