ad

Ruthin man in court for sportstar blackmail

Published date: 25 June 2014 |
Published by: Staff reporter
Read more articles by Staff reporter Email reporter


 

A 41-year-old man appeared in court accused of blackmailing a “high-profile sports star.” 
 

Eifion Howatson faces two allegations that on June 16 he demanded £5,000 from two men. 
 

Magistrates at Llandudno freed him from custody on conditional bail to live at Bro Clwyd, Ruthin, and not contact the alleged victims. 
 

In court was a detective superintendent from North Wales police’s major crime team who is also the senior investigating officer in the case. 
 

Prosecutor Tracey Willingham said it involved a “high-profile sports star.” She didn’t object to bail. 
 

Howatson was bailed until June 30 at Mold crown court. He was represented by solicitor Craig Hutchinson.

For more news from across the region visit newsnorthwales.co.uk

Featured Businesses

View all adverts