A MAN is charged with possessing an offensive weapon – a knuckleduster – in a public place.
James Harwood (21), of Tobar Park in Cullybackey, is also accused of possessing fireworks without a licence.
The charges relate to the Beechgrove Manor area of Ballymena on November 2 this year.
The case was mentioned at Ballymena Magistrates Court on December 19 where the defence solicitor was Stewart Ballentine.
The case has been adjourned to January 9.