Pair in court on theft charges

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A man and woman will stand trial to­day, Wed­nes­day, for the al­leged theft of Christ­mas presents from cars in Cam­bus­lang.

John Mills, 56, and Jade Bruen, 27, de­nied the charges when they ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Monday, Jan­uary 9.

Mills, of Langcroft Drive in Cam­bus­lang, and Bruen, of Kirk­con­nel Drive in Ruther­glen, were also charged with pos­ses­sion of a class A drug with in­tent to sup­ply.

The pair have been charged with thefts from six vehicles on De­cem­ber 11 and 12.

It is al­leged they broke into three cars on Bruce Av­enue, two cars on Wal­lace Wynd and one ve­hi­cle on Scal­loway Road. Among the items stolen were hair straight­en­ers, CDs, clothes, make-up bags, a bracelet and a yoga mat as well as a“quan­tity of Christ­mas presents”.

Most of the items have been re­cov­ered. It is also al­leged the pair were found with 5.3 grams of heroin at Mills’home.

Both were re­leased on bail. Mills had a cur­few im­posed on him by the court and will not be able to leave his home be­tween the hours of 7pm and 7am.

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