MAN CHARGED AT SPECIAL MONAGHAN COURT SITTING FOLLOWING RECOVERY OF STOLEN ATM

12 November 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A 35-year-old man from Co Armagh was remanded in custody when he was brought before a specially convened sitting of the District Court in Monaghan Town on Saturday on charges arising from the recovery of a stolen ATM machine in the Drumass area of Inniskeen.

Adam Grant from St Brigid’s Villas, Silverbridge, Co Armagh faces a charge alleging that he caused £12,000 sterling worth of criminal damage to the ATM, which was found to contain £52,000 sterling.

Mr Grant is also accused of causing criminal damage to the ATM.

Judge Denis McLoughlin refused an application for bail and remanded Mr Grant in custody to appear before yesterday, Wednesday’s sittings of the District Court in Carrickmacross (see court report below).Evidence of arresting the accused man was tendered by Detective Garda Sergeant Michael O’Donoghue, who told the court that when he came upon Mr Grant he was using a concrete saw on…

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