Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Not Guilty, Your Honour

NME Reports:

LIBERTINES guitarist PETE DOHERTY has pleaded not guilty to possession of an offensive weapon. Doherty made a brief appearance at Thames Magistrates Court (June 29), where he's facing the charge. The court heard that the alleged incident happened on Hackney Road, London E2. Pete, dressed in a grey suit, was supported in court by a number of friends, including Alan McGee, the band's manager. By pleading not guilty Doherty will now have to return to the same court on August 10 for a preliminary hearing.

Pete, earlier