Gilford man is set to stand trial on 
burglary and 
assault charges

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A 39 year old Gilford man is to stand trial facing a number of charges including burglary and assault on police.

Appearing at a preliminary enquiry before Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry last week, was Liam Martin Nolan from Anne Street.

He faces a total of eight charges and was remanded in custody until his trial .

It will take place at Newry Crown Court on 6 November.

Nolan is charged with burglary of a house at Point Road, Laurencetown on 15 February and stealing cash.

He is further charged on the same date with assaulting a police officer.

He is accused of stealing a multi-tool and metal cigar case between 14-15 February of this year

On 15 February, also this year, it is alleged Nolan caused criminal damage to a Kia Picanto car and stole a handbag and purse.

He is further accused of damaging a Seat Toledo car and stealing a sat nav, as well as a final eighth charge of dishonestly receiving stolen goods.

A PPS prosecutor said that based on the papers before the court there was a prima facie case for the 39-year-old to answer.