Six charged after Lewes Prison disorder

HM Prison Lewes

Six men are to appear in court after being summonsed on charges of taking part in an incident of serious disorder at HM Prison Lewes on October 29 last year.​

Ross Macpherson, 28, currently of HM Prison Belmarsh; Steven Goodwin, 28, of Fairlight Road, Hastings; Shane Simpson, 29, of Arundel Road, Totton, Southampton; John Udy, 38, of Leominster Road, Portsmouth; and David Carlin, 25, of Tuxford Road, Kirton, Nottinghamshire, have all been summonsed to appear before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on October 19 charged with prison mutiny.

Benjamin Drury, 32, currently of HM Prison Bristol, has been summonsed to appear before the same court charged with an offence of criminal damage linked to the disorder.

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