Man accused of possessing imitation firearm has case further adjourned

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A man charged with three counts of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and one charge of making a threat to kill has had the case further adjourned to December.

Steven McKee (27) had the case mentioned at Coleraine Magistrates court on Monday November 12.

The charges are linked to reports of a male armed with a weapon in Beresford Court area of Coleraine.

McKee, whose address was given as Kenvarra Park, Coleraine, is charged with making a threat to kill a male and possession of an imitation firearm relating to August 16 this year.

He is also charged with having an imitation firearm on August 17 and again on August 18.

At court in August McKee was released on his own bail of £750 to an address in Portstewart with conditions that he did not enter Coleraine apart from attending court.

He was not allowed to contact an alleged injured party and he was not to possess any replica firearms.

McKee is also charged with the burglary of Portneal Lodge at Kilrea and the theft of ‘various contents’ in May this year.

On that charge sheet his address was listed as Distillery House, Beresford Court.

There is a co-accused in that matter.

That case was also adjourned to December.

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