Chez Copeland pleads guilty to 'possessing explosives' at Coventry house - The Coventry Observer

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Chez Copeland pleads guilty to 'possessing explosives' at Coventry house

John Carlon 5th Mar, 2020 Updated: 5th Mar, 2020

CHEZ Copeland, the Coventry man arrested on explosives suspicions in April 2018, has pleaded guilty to possessing explosives.

He was cleared of terrorism charges.

Copeland was handed a 22-month sentence at Birmingham Crown Court, which he has served after being remanded.

Yesterday (March 4), Copeland, aged 22 from Brookside Avenue in Coventry,  admitted possessing explosives without a relevant certificate and possessing a stun gun.

Police say he was arrested at his home address in April 2018 and subsequently charged with terrorism offences including possessing a stun gun.

A search of his home revealed suspicious items and a cordon was placed around the property with a number of nearby homes being evacuated. A number of dangerous chemicals were found and disposed of by Explosive Ordnance Disposal.

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