The boss of a Teesside charity that delivered aid to Romania has appeared in court charged with a string of firearms offences.
James Jones, known as Rod, has run Convoy Aid Romania for almost three decades.
He is accused of possession of ammunition for a firearm when prohibited, possession of a self-loading rifle, possessing a firearm when prohibited, and possession of a firearm of length less than 30cm.
The 71-year-old, of Douglas Street, Middlesbrough, is also accused of evading around £18,000 of duty on cigarettes and illegally possessing around £32,000 in cash.
Jones entered no pleas when he appeared at Teesside Crown Court via video-link.
The case was adjourned until 22 October.