County Antrim man was allegedly 'simple drunk'

County Antrim man was allegedly 'simple drunk'

AN Antrim town man is accused of being 'simple drunk'.

Joseph Hughes (49), of Bleerick Drive, is charged with being drunk in the vicinity of Castle Mall (main picture) in the town on July 4 this year.

He is also charged with assaulting and resisting a police officer in the execution of her duty and causing criminal damage to another police officer's lanyard as well as to a PSNI cell van.

At Antrim Magistrates Court, sitting in Ballymena, the case was adjourned to August 10.