[A] WHITEHAVEN man has denied the alleged illegal abstraction of electricity.
Lance Maudling, 30, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today (MON).
During a hearing in front of Judge Tony Lancaster, Maudling pleaded not guilty to one charge.
This alleges that he dishonestly used, without authority, a quantity of electricity.
It is said this occurred between June 6 and October 19 last year.
Maudling, of Wasdale Close, is due to go on trial at the crown court in the week of September 4.
In the meantime he was remanded on unconditional bail by Judge Lancaster.