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Former police officer faces trial over BB gun charge

PUBLISHED: 17:31 03 November 2020 | UPDATED: 17:31 03 November 2020

David Hewitt will face trial at Ipswich Crown Court Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

David Hewitt will face trial at Ipswich Crown Court Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Charlotte Bond

The trial of a 53-year-old former police officer who has denied possessing an imitation gun with intent to cause fear of violence to a neighbour will take place next summer.

Before Ipswich Crown Court on Tuesday (November 3) for a plea and trial preparation hearing was David Hewitt, of Egremont Close, Glemsford, near Sudbury.

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He denied having a BB gun on June 6 this year with intent to cause fear of violence.

His two-day trial will take place in a two week warned list commencing August 23 next year.

Hewitt is on conditional bail.


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