Ballymena Court hears man is accused of ‘coughing over’ a police officer

A COURT has heard a charge of assault being faced by a man from Ballymena relates to him allegedly “coughing over” a police officer.

Ewan McDowell (22), of Cameron Park, Ballymena, faces a number of charges relating to June 14 this year.

He is accused of possessing diazepam and pregablin; driving whilst unfit at Lisnevenagh Road in the vicinity of Cromkill; two assaults on police officers and one charge of resisting one of the officers.

The cases were mentioned at Ballymena Magistrates Court on Thursday and adjourned to November 12.

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