Police notes in Ballymoney and Moyle

Police are investigating a suspected burglary in the Ann Street area of Ballycastle sometime between 5am and 1pm on Tuesday 18 March.

Police believe that a kitchen window was broken to gain access to the house. Local police would like to speak with anyone who knows anything about the burglary or who may have noticed suspicious activity in the area. Please call the new non-emergency 101 number if you can assist the enquiry. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police arrested a 43 year old man on Wednesday 19 March on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs. The arrest was made on the Leyland Road, Ballycastle. The man has been released on police bail as enquires continue.

Police were called to the Red Bay Harbour after a boat was broken into and a number of items stolen. The report was made to police on Thursday 20 March. The boat was damaged and a number of items taken, including torches and a battery charger, during the incident. Police are appealing for information from the community.

Police received a report that an oil burner had been stolen from a house in the Glentaisie Drive area of Ballycastle on Thursday 20 March. In an unrelated matter, heating oil is thought to have been stolen from a house on the Garron Road. The oil tank was damaged as a result of the theft. Your local Crime Prevention Officer can be contacted on the new non-emergency 101 number if you would like to discuss crime prevention measures around oil thefts, or anything else of concern to you.

Police are seeking those responsible for smashing the front living room window of a house in the Whitehall Avenue area of Ballycastle sometime between Sunday 16 March and Sunday 23 March. Again, police are asking for assistance from the public as the investigation progresses.

Police are investigating after a car was damaged while parked in the Trinity Drive area of Ballymoney. The car had the front and rear windows smashed during the incident, which is thought to have happened overnight between Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 March. Police are appealing for anyone locally who knows anything about the incident or who may have saw suspicious activity in the area at the time to contact them on the new non emergency number 101.

Police are working to recover a chain saw believed to have been stolen from a shed in the Rasharkin area. The Haskavana Chainsaw, model 325, is thought to have been stolen sometime between Monday 17 March and Friday 21 March. Police would like to speak to anyone who may have been offered the chainsaw in suspicious circumstances. If you can help the enquiry please contact Ballymoney police on the new non emergency number 101.

Police arrested and charged a 54 year old woman with driving with excess alcohol after she was stopped in the Castle Street area of Ballymoney. Police are reminding people that their commitment to detecting drink drivers extends beyond the Christmas and New Year period. People who disregard themselves and others by drinking or taking drugs before getting behind the wheel will be brought before the courts.

Police are investigating the report of an assault in a fast food outlet in Ballymoney on Friday 14 March. The assault involved a number of people with a girl receiving non life threatening injuries to her head and face. CCTV footage is being analysed by police as the investigation progresses.