Right-wing terrorism suspects charged with possessing 3D printed firearm due to appear at Sheffield court

Four people charged with terror offences, including possession of components of a 3D printed firearm, are due to stand trial in January at Sheffield Crown Court.

Friday, 22nd October 2021, 9:42 pm

Daniel Wright, 29, Liam Hall, 30 and Stacey Salmon, 28 appeared at the Old Bailey on Friday charged with terror offences along with a fourth defendant, Samuel Whibley, 28.

All four were arrested earlier this year at addresses in West Yorkshire, North Wales and Wiltshire as part of an investigation into right-wing terrorism.

They appeared in court via video link from prisons in Yorkshire and entered not guilty pleas in relation to 15 terror and firearms charges.

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One of the charges – faced by Wright, Hall and Salmon – is the possession of components of a 3D printed firearm for terrorist purposes.

Wright, of Whinfield Avenue, Keighley, West Yorkshire, is charged with offences of disseminating a terrorist publication, possessing articles for terrorist purposes, and the collection of information contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act.

He is also accused of possessing and manufacturing a firearm.

Hall, of Hill Top Walk, Keighley, West Yorkshire, is charged with possessing articles for terrorist purposes as well as possessing and manufacturing a firearm.

Salmon, of Hill Top Walk, Keighley, West Yorkshire, is charged with possessing articles for terrorist purposes and possessing a firearm.

Whibley, of Derwen Deg, Menai Bridge, Anglesey is charged with the encouragement of terrorism and disseminating a terrorist publication.

All the offences are alleged to have taken place between January and May, with all three - plus Whibley - remanded in custody.

They are due to go on trial on January 11, 2022 at Sheffield Crown Court.

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