Man (74) admits damaging cars and possessing hammer as offensive weapon

Ballymena Court4
Ballymena Court.

A 74-year-old man has pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage to two cars and being disorderly at Chichester Park East in Ballymena.

James Joseph Coleman, formerly of Chichester Park East but now of Glenravel Fold in the town, also admitted assaulting a man and causing criminal damage to a kitchen window and door.

He further admitted possessing an offensive weapon – a hammer – with intent to commit an offence.

An incident happened on September 6 last year.

The defendant appeared at Ballymena Magistrates Court on January 24 and the case was adjourned to February 21 for a pre-sentence report.

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