Two more in court over EDL attack on Plymouth kebab shop

Michael Rafferty and Ricky BurleyTwo men have appeared before Plymouth magistrates accused of resisting police officers. Ricky Burley, aged 43, and 33-year-old Michael Rafferty appeared together charged with offences in Exeter Street on August 31.

Burley, of High Street, Stonehouse, denied threatening behaviour and resisting or obstructing a police officer. Rafferty, of Queen Street, Devonport, denied obstructing or resisting a second officer. Plymouth magistrates were told the incident happened outside the Wild Coyote pub, now called the East End bar.

They were released on bail on the same condition until their trial before magistrates on a date to be set in the next few months.

Plymouth Herald, 9 September 2011

You’d have thought the police would treat Rafferty with more respect. After all, he is the “commanding officer combined exforces world wide“.