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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:33pm 15th April 2019. (Updated at 6:56am 16th April 2019)

Three men have denied immigration offences following a police operation at a Cornish harbour last week.

No plea was recorded by Truro Magistrates Court for a fourth man who appeared alongside them today.

The four men have been remanded in custody to appear at Truro Crown Court on 7 thMay.

  • Frank Walling aged 72 from Colne, Lancashire - no plea recorded
  • Glen Martin Bennett aged 55 Burnley pleaded not guilty
  • Jon Ransom aged 63 from Kent pleaded not guilty
  • Keith Royston Plummer aged 62 from Sheerness pleaded not guilty

It comes after arrests were made at Newlyn Harbour and also on the M5 last Friday.


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