Man is charged with blackmail


A 53-year-old man has appeared at Londonderry Magistrates’ Court accused of blackmail.

Michael Feeney (53), of Ervey Road, is further charged with intimidation. The charges relate to alleged incidents between November 2014 and January this year.

An investigating officer told the Court he believed he could connect Feeney to the charges.

The accused was released on bail to appear in court again on March 23.

As part of his bail conditions, Feeney is banned from contacting the alleged injured parties and from entering the Maydown Road.