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PSNI issue fraud warning

The PSNI is telling people to be on the lookout for an email that aims to steal their credit card number and other online credentials.

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Almost all the charges dropped in ‘pedlar’ case

Almost all the charges dropped in ‘pedlar’ case

The majority of charges against two men accused of fraud and acting as pedlars were withdrawn last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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‘On verge of a lengthy time behind bars’

‘On verge of a lengthy time behind bars’

A 22-year-old man was given an enhanced combination order of probation and community service last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Had made an error in changing over his insurance policy

Had made an error in changing over his insurance policy

When he was asked to produce his insurance to police it transpired that a 28-year-old man was driving uninsured because of an ‘administrative error’.

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Couple admit alcohol and weedkiller theft

Couple admit alcohol and weedkiller theft

A couple who have admitted stealing from Tescos will be sentenced early next year at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Was driving when he should not have been

Was driving when he should not have been

A 40-year-old Banbridge man was banned from driving for 12 months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Caused a head-on collision by driving on wrong side of road

Caused a head-on collision by driving on wrong side of road

A 41-year-old and who drove on the wrong side of the road and caused a head-on collision was banned from driving for 12 months last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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‘You have come very close to being sent to prison’

‘You have come very close to being sent to prison’

A 25-year-old man was told last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court he was a ‘fortunate young man’ to get a chance to complete a court order instead of going to prison.

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‘Long arm of the law’ finally catches up with drugs offender

‘Long arm of the law’ finally catches up with drugs offender

The ‘long arm of the law’ caught up with a 27-year-old man last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for a drugs offence which happened on August 29 2014 at the Outlet Banbridge.

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Portadown man Robert Hamill, who was murdered in 1997.

New hearing to determine if trio linked to Robert Hamill murder should face trial

A decision to halt the prosecution of three people on charges linked to the loyalist mob killing of Catholic man Robert Hamill is to be quashed, High Court judges ruled today.

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Wad of cash stolen by man with ‘very slick slight of hand’

A man who had a ‘very slick slight of hand trick’ is being hunted by police after a wad of notes were stolen from a local shop.

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Cigarettes and cash seized during search operation

Cigarettes and cash seized during search operation

Detectives investigating organised crime carried out a number of searches in Banbridge on Wednesday, December 6.

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PSNI seize 50
TV streaming devices in raids

PSNI seize 50 TV streaming devices in raids

Police have carried out 18 raids across Belfast, Londonderry, Dundonald and Banbridge netting them 50 illegal internet streaming devices and over 8,000 cigarettes.

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Nine full beer kegs stolen

Nine full beer kegs stolen

Nine full kegs of beer have been stolen from a Co Armagh pub.

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Police checkpoints across the district

Wondering why you were in queues at PSNI checkpoints this morning?

Drivers have been sitting in queues of traffic over recent days as the PSNI significantly increases the number of vehicle check points.

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Man dropped small bag of cocaine when searched by police

Man dropped small bag of cocaine when searched by police

When police went to search a 52-year-old man they noticed him drop a small bag on the ground and he admitted it contained cocaine.

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Defendant has appalling record - judge

Defendant has appalling record - judge

When police carried out a planned search of a house in Banbridge they found cannabis and tablets, the local court heard last Thursday.

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Probation order for criminal damage

Probation order for criminal damage

A 21-year-old man was put on probation last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for a series of offences.

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Urinated against a garage wall

Urinated against a garage wall

When he was refused re-admission to a Banbridge nightclub at 1.45am to use the toilets a 20-year-old man urinated against a garage wall at Church Street.

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Ryan Best

Dealer is jailed after drugs death of girl (18)

A Donacloney man has been jailed for four years after being found guilty of being involved in supplying drugs which were then passed to a teenager who later died.

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