Heating oil theft charges, Ballyclare
07 Jan 2011
A 19-year-old man has been charged with attempted burglary, going equipped and theft.
A 18-year-old man has been charged with going equipped, attempted burglary, possession of a class 'B' controlled drug and theft.
Both men are expected to appear at Antrim Magistrates Court on Tuesday 1 February.
A man aged in his 20s has been charged with burglary with intent, going equipped and attempted burglary.
He is expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on Saturday 8 January.
As is normal procedure, the charges are subject to review by the Public Prosecution Service.
The charges relate to an incident in Ballyclare on the evening of Wednesday 5 January, when heating oil was stolen from a domestic tank belonging to a house at Rashee Road.
Police on patrol in the area noted a suspicious vehicle and carried out enquiries. Two arrests were made nearby.
A man aged in his 20s was arrested a result of a search of a house at Glenville Park, Newtownabbey, on the morning of Friday 7 January.
The charges also relate to the attempted burglary of a house at Cherryburn Road, Templepatrick, the previous evening.