Bristol man admits possessing Class A drugs and weapons

By Geoffrey Bennett

A Totterdown man admits possessing drugs and weapons.

Warren Royal appeared before Bristol Crown Court via video link today (January 10, 2022).

Royal, of Wycliffe Row, pleaded guilty to possessing with intent to supply Class A drug heroin and Class C drug diazepam on December 1 last year.

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The 37-year-old also pleaded guilty to possessing a disguised firearm (Taser) and knuckle duster, on December 1 last year, as well as criminal property comprising of cash, training shoes and alcohol.

He denied handling 14 stolen Yankee Candle candles and a stolen pedal cycle.

Matthew Hartingdon, defending, said he thought his client's guilty pleas would be acceptable.

Judge Julian Lambert told him: "They will be."

Lucy Taylor, prosecuting, said she would be getting advice on acceptability of the pleas.

The judge adjourned the case for sentence on February 3.

Royal was remanded in custody.

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