Five men have been ordered to stand trial accused of being involved in serious and organised crime and allegedly stealing a cash machine from a Carnoustie shop.
The five were arrested following a major police operation in the wake of the theft of a cash machine containing £16,000 from the Barry Road Co-operative Store in Carnoustie in the early hours of Friday, February 12.
At Forfar Sheriff Court yesterday (Tuesday) Nanu Maih, 27, of Anderton Road, Birmingham, Robin Vaughan, 43, of Lyme Grove, Liverpool, Anthony Conroy, 28, of no fixed abode, Andrew White, 26, of Nyland Road, Liverpool, and Carl Cavanagh, 32, of Barford Road, Liverpool, made no plea or declaration to the charges.
All five were fully committed for trial.
Miah, Vaughan, Conroy and Cavanagh were remanded in custody.
White was granted bail - but will remain in custody meantime pending the outcome of a Crown bail appeal.