Man in court after vehicle fires in Warwick and Leamington

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court facing 12 charges, including two of arson with intent, following vehicle fires in Warwick and Leamington last weekend.

Friday, 8th April 2016, 3:09 pm
Updated Friday, 8th April 2016, 3:22 pm
Court

Tom Michael Weedon, of no fixed abode, appeared at Leamington Magistrates’ Court on Thursday having been charged with one count of attempted robbery, three counts of possessing a knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place, two counts of robbery, two counts of arson with intent/reckless as to whether life was endangered, one count of criminal damage to property valued under £5,000, one count of burglary other than dwelling - theft, one count of harassment and one count of theft of a motor vehicle.

These relate to a number of dates between November 2015 and April 3 2016.

The first charge of arson with intent/reckless as to whether life was endangered is in connection with a fire involving two vehicles which took place Chase Meadow, Warwick, on Saturday April 2.

The second is in connection with a vehicle fire in Leamington on the same day.

Mr Wheedon has been remanded in custody until May 5 when he will appear at Warwick Crown Court, sitting at Leamington.