Timothy Clark, the 50-year-old who was involved in an armed robbery incident at Ventnor’s Burlington Hotel in February is due for sentencing. On 22nd February, Armed Police officers were called to Burlington Hotel in the evening. The hotel is located on Bellevue Road. Mr Timothy Clark was thereafter arrested on suspicion of committing firearm offences.
When Clark appeared before the Isle of Wight Magistrates two days later, he was charged with possessing a shotgun without a certificate and possessing a firearm with the intention of causing fear of violence. He entered a plea of guilty on possessing a shotgun minus a certificate but he failed to enter a plea on the other two charges.
On 20th March 2017, Clark appeared before the magistrates at the Isle of Wight Crown Court and was remanded until May when he is due to appear for the sentencing hearing.