Man, 31, accused of having drug farm

Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court

A man accused of having a cannabis factory containing drugs valued at more than £30,000 in Blackpool has appeared at court over the video-link.

Stephen Cleworth , 31, of Leighton Avenue, Middleton, Manchester, pleaded not guilty to producing 60 cannabis plants at an address on Queen Street on October 21 last year.

Prosecutor, Martine Connah, asked for the case to go to crown court. Cleworth did not ask for bail.

Cleworth was remanded in custody to appear at Preston Crown Court on March 30 by Blackpool magistrates.