Magherafelt man faces criminal damage charge

A YOUNG Magherafelt man appeared at the local Magistrates Court on a criminal damage charge.

Gar Corr (21), of Tobermore Road in the town, is accued of damaging an internal door and a cabinet drawer belonging to Elaine Langmead on December 17 this year.

Defence solicitor Stephen Atherton described it as “a domestic incident”, and said the injured party was the defendant’s mother.

He explained that Corr was searching for an alternative address at which to reside.

District Judge Des Perry agreed to release Corr on personal bail of £500 on condition that he resides at an address which is approved by the PSNI.

Mr Perry also made it a condition of bail that defendant has no contact with the injured party. He adjourned the matter until January 2.