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Trio in court accused of damaging holiday home

Reportedly left faeces in microwave

A court's heard three men are alleged to have caused extensive damage to items in a holiday home in Onchan.

Twenty-year-old Todd Crellin, of Cronk-y-Berry, and 18-year-old Dylan McGeown, of Baitnaa River Heights, both in Douglas, appeared with 21-year-old Finn Dennis Ledwidge, of Manor Park in Onchan, at Douglas Courthouse.

Mr Crellin pleaded not guilty to causing criminal damage at the property in Groudle Glen between 31 December and 3 January.

Mr Ledwidge and Mr McGeown had yet to enter pleas to the same charge.

All three are alleged to have gone to a party nearby - after leaving they’re said to have gone into the cottage to drink and damaged doors, beds, and fixtures.

They also, allegedly, left faeces in a microwave.

It's alleged they ordered pizza to the cottage before travelling home in taxis.

Bail was granted – Mr Crellin will appear again on 22 March nwhile his co-defendants are next due in court on 1 February.

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