Court date for Dagenham men charged with Barking firearms offences

The group appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court (Pic: John Stillwell/PA)

The group appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court (Pic: John Stillwell/PA) - Credit: PA Archive/Press Association Ima

Four men from Dagenham appeared in court yesterday charged with firearms offences in Barking.

All stood before Snaresbrook Crown Court in connection with an incident in Sedge Gardens on Saturday, October 3.

Tommy Pearce, 19, of Farm Avenue, Daniel Geoffrey Hart, 35, of Norfolk Road, and Charles Pennington, 19, of Maxey Road, were all charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition.

James John Birkett, 31, of Ibscott Close, and Kenny Steven Poynter, 31, of Rush Green Gardens, Romford, were also charged with the same two offences.

All five men were bailed to reappear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on January 11 for a case management hearing.