>Two St Helens police officers have been suspended after they were charged with misconduct and supplying bodybuilding steroids.
DC Paul Fletcher, 46 of Bryn, Wigan and Sergeant Paul Hornby, 42, of Winstanley, have been accused of supplying Class C drugs.
They are also charged with misconduct in public office.
It emerged this week the charges were brought against them on Thursday, April 14.
The officers appeared at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court, which granted bail to the men until Friday, May 12 when they are due to appear at Liverpool Crown Court.