Northamptonshire man charged with attempted murder as part of group of 12 in court

A group of 12 men with links to Northamptonshire have appeared in court charged with crimes ranging from conspiracy to supply cocaine, causing grievous bodily harm and attempted murder.

Thursday, 16th November 2017, 2:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:02 pm
The group of 12, who appeared at Birmingham Crown Court, have links to Northamptonshire.

The group appeared in Birmingham Crown Court on November 14, where they all pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm.

The crimes are reportedly related to an incident on July 10, 2016.

One of the men, Nathan Hadfield, 34, from Burton Latimer, also faces two counts of attempted murder from an incident on the same day. He pleaded not guilty.

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Adam Panther, 26, from Kettering, Thomas Smith, 26, from Milton Keynes, and Shane Jelley, 30, from Kettering, are charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine between May and August 2016. They pleaded not guilty.

One of the group, Nathan Milne, 38, from Kettering, pleaded guilty to producing cannabis in 2016.

The group will be tried in court on March 12, 2018, while Nathan Milne will be sentenced on April 3, 2018.