ALLEGED BREACH OF COVID-19 RULES:
Nottingham University Student Appears in Magistrates' Court

On Monday 8 February 2021, Matt Jarram, Senior Digital Reporter and Crime Correspondent of the Nottingham Post, reported on the appearance at Nottingham Magistrates' Court of a Nottingham University student charged in connection with an alleged breach of Covid-19 rules at a house party in Lenton with approximately 50 persons present. The student has pleaded not guilty to the charge and the trial is set to take place at the beginning of August.

Nottingham student appears in court over '50-person house party' in Lenton

Bailey Stancer appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court today

A University of Nottingham student has appeared in court after allegedly breaching the Covid-19 rules.

Community protection officers and police officers attended an address in Harlaxton Drive on Friday, September 11, following a report by a resident, the court heard.

Bailey Stancer, 19, of Harlaxton Drive, pleaded not guilty at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on Monday, February 8.

He is charged with holding or being involved in holding a gathering of more than 30 people in a private dwelling during an emergency period in England.

It is alleged that on September 11, he held a party at an address in Harlaxton Drive, Lenton, with approximately 50 people present.

Stancer appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court to give his name and address and confirmed that he is pleading not guilty to the charge put before him.

A trial is now set to be held over two days this year - August 4 and August 5.

Stancer was told he must return to court at 9.30am on August 4 and if he fails to appear he will be committing an offence and the trial could go ahead in his absence.

Stancer has been released on unconditional bail.

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