Saturday 20 July 2019

Clawhammer, knife and tuna tin in sock charges

A 48-year-old man has been sent forward for trial to the Circuit Criminal Court on three charges with having weapons in his possession in Tubbercurry last January.

Michael Ward of Springvale, Tubbercurry, appeared before Judge Kilrane at Tubbercurry District Court and was served with a Book of Evidence by Inspector Paraic Burke.

Ward is charged with having a claw hammer to incapacitate or threaten Mr Sean Kilcoyne and Mr Charlie Ward at Wolfe Tone Square on 13th January 2018.

He's also charged with possession of a sharply pointed blade and having an unopened tin of tuna in a knotted and tied sock for causing injury to a person at Falduff, Tubbercurry on 23rd January 2018.

Inspector Paraic Burke made an application to the court to have Ward returned for trial to Sligo Circuit Criminal Court on 6th November.

Ward was remanded on continuing bail to that date and told to have no contact with the injured parties.

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