A MAN is due to contest charges including allegedly possessing an offensive weapon – a brush shaft – at Casement Street in Ballymena on Valentine’s Day this year.
Blair Rainey (24), is also accused of making a threat to kill, common assault and causing criminal damage to an Audi A4 car on the same date.
Ballymena Magistrates Court heard a contest in the case is due to be held in December.
Meanwhile, the defendant has admitted assaulting a police officer on March 1 this year.
In another case the defendant is accused of possessing a Samurai Sword and a spanner as offensive weapons in Broughshane at the end of September.
He is also charged with assault and possessing cannabis relating to the same date – September 26 this year.
That case was adjourned to December.