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15-year-old arrested after assaults on police at Meadow Lane shopping centre

A 15-year-old boy was arrested last night for alleged disorderly behaviour and three assaults on police in Portadown.

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Homes across South Area hardest hit say police

Police step up action on burglars in hardest hit areas

Following concerns about the numbers of burglaries occurring across districts in Tyrone, Armagh and Down, police said they are working to focus resources on potential suspects.

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Man on disorderly behaviour charge

Man on disorderly behaviour charge

James Milner, (28) Highfield Avenue, Newry, appeared last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry, charged with disorderly behaviour in Church Square, Banbridge, on December 24.

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Driver was doing 15mph over limit

Driver was doing 15mph over limit

Thomas Furlong (40), Mount Leinster Park, Kilmyshall, Bunclady, County Wexford, was also fined £90 and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy for a speeding offence.

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Punched woman unconscious in random attack

Punched woman unconscious in random attack

While returning home from a night out a woman was knocked unconscious by one punch outside a fast food takeaway restaurant, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Charged with assault on police

Charged with assault on police

Richard Kelly (49), Churchview Drive, Banbridge, was charged with disorderly behaviour and assaulting a constable on December 24 last year when he appeared at last week’s local court.

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Murder investigation launched after woman's body discovered in Lurgan

Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a woman's body at a house in Lurgan.

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Family in fear after arson attack in Donaghcloney

A family is in fear of their children’s safety after four vehicles were destroyed in an arson attack in Donaghcloney.

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Woman had Cannabis in her bra - court hears

Woman had Cannabis in her bra - court hears

A woman who concealed Cannabis in her bra has been given a community service order.

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Man accused of stamping on victim’s head

A man had his head stamped on and a knife held to him after waking up in a house on a Christmas night out, the High Court heard today (Wednesday)

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Golden Buddha is taken from house

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in The Rowans, Banbridge on Monday 16th January.

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Defendant is returned for trial facing  serious assault charge

Defendant is returned for trial facing serious assault charge

A 33-year-old Dromore man has been returned for trial to Newry Crown Court facing a serious assault charge.

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Caught after tip off from member of  the public

Caught after tip off from member of the public

A member of the public who reported a drink driver to the police was praised by the judge sitting last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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R driver caught doing 81mph

R driver caught doing 81mph

A restricted driver who was detected doing 81mph on the A1 was fined £120 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for speeding on November 22 last year.

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DCS Murray, pictured in 2011, gave his BBC interview, yet it was the News Letter that led the way in trying to shed light on the scandal

Bail scandal: After PSNI ignore News Letter, top detective gives first interview to BBC

For one week the News Letter has shown by far the greatest interest in the disappearance of an alleged terrorist plotter while he was out on bail, yet the PSNI refused to speak about it.

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Damien McLaughlin

Bail scandal: DOJ started bail decisions review in October

The Department of Justice has revealed it is gathering facts on bail decisions following the furore around the disappearance of a man due to stand trial in relation to the murder of David Black.

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Man and woman face burglary charges

Man and woman face burglary charges

A man and woman have been charged with a number of burglary-related offences.

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Chief Inspector Lorraine Dobson.

Police step up patrols after spate of crimes in Dromara

Police have stepped up patrols in Dromara in response to a spate of crimes in and around the village over the past few months.

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Carer stole from dementia patient

Carer stole from dementia patient

A care worker who booked a holiday in Spain after she had stolen £1,347 from a 91-year-old female client with dementia was jailed for four months on Tuesday.

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Cllr Glenn Barr checks out the mess left by fly-tippers and drug users beside the pathway at Ballynanny Road.

‘Area being blighted by drug users and fly-tippers’

An Ulster Unionist councillor has called for action to be taken to put a stop to illegal dumping and drugs misuse at a public pathway near Banbridge.

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