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Car extensively damaged in arson attack

Police investigating an arson attack in Dromore on Friday night (February 16) have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Oliver McAfee from Dromore in Co Down has gone missing while on a cycling trip around Israel

Family meets team searching for missing Oliver McAfee

The brother and uncle of a Dromore man who went missing in Israel have met the team that has been searching for him in an Israeli desert.

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Scorch damage was caused to the front of the property at Hillview Terrace, Banbridge. Pic by Colm Lenaghan, Pacemaker Press

Petrol bomb attack at home of vulnerable man was ‘case of mistaken identity’

A petrol bomb attack on the home of a 39-year-old Banbridge man who has a severe learning disability was “a case of mistaken identity”, his father has said.

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Too many in her car

Too many in her car

When police were dealing with a matter they noticed that a car driven by a 27-year-old woman had too many passengers. Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

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Five days away from getting licence back

Five days away from getting licence back

Just five days away from getting his licence back a 26-year-old man was caught driving while he was disqualified.

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Threatened to damage windows and a car

Threatened to damage windows and a car

A woman who threatened to damage windows of a house and car belonging to a neighbour was bound over to keep the peace last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Vulnerable man targeted in ‘sickening’ arson attack

A man with severe learning difficulties was targeted in a “sickening” arson attack in Co Down, police have said.

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Guilty of sex offence against a man

Guilty of sex offence against a man

A 26-year-old man was placed on the Sex Offenders Register last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a sexual offence against a male.

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Drove the wrong way around roundabout

Drove the wrong way around roundabout

After she had been drinking a 22-year-old woman drove the wrong way around a roundabout and ended up crashing into trees, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Public contacted police about drink driver

Public contacted police about drink driver

After they were contacted by a member of the public police stopped a 42-year-old man who was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

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Cash and jewellery of sentimental value stolen

Cash and jewellery of sentimental value stolen

Cash and jewellery of great sentimental value, including a diamond engagement ring, have been stolen from a Co Down property.

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Caused gas leak while  fuelled with whiskey

Caused gas leak while fuelled with whiskey

Fuelled by a bottle of whiskey a 35-year-old man ripped out a gas meter, threw a door at a policeman and kicked an officer on the face, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Drink driver was reported by public

Drink driver was reported by public

After a tip off from the public about a suspected drunken driver police caught up with a 59-year-old man and when tested he was over twice the limit.

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Oliver McAfee was last seen in Israel on November 21 last year

Appeal to send supportter to Israel for Oliver

Friends and family of missing Co Down man Oliver McAfee are raising funds to send someone to Israel to assist in the search for him.

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PACEMAKER BELFAST'Sergeant Mark Wright who has been awarded the Queen's Gallantry medal.�'�'Sergeant Wright, put his own life in danger when he was called to a house in Lurgan in February 2012, where a man, was 'dangerously out of control.' The man had assaulted a female in the house and then locked himself inside with two very young children.'�'I have also attached images of Sergeant Wright from when he sustained his injuries in 2012.

Hero policeman, stabbed on duty, to be honoured at Buckingham Palace

A hero police officer who was slashed in the head with a knife as he protected a woman and her two children in Lurgan, is today being awarded the Queen’s Gallantry Medal.

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Sparky’s ‘horrendous death’ may have been captured on social media, say police

The ‘horrendous’ death of an 11 week old puppy may have been captured on social media, say police.

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Driver said he was in Dromore on date

Driver said he was in Dromore on date

While on a date in Northern Ireland a 23-year-old man from Monaghan was not covered by insurance when he drove unaccompanied on a learner’s licence.

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Young driver loses his licence after doing 91mph in 60mph zone

Young driver loses his licence after doing 91mph in 60mph zone

The driving licence of a 21-year-old man will be revoked after he received three points last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Banbridge man had insurance for his van but not his jeep

Banbridge man had insurance for his van but not his jeep

A 51-year-old man who thought he had insurance for a jeep he was driving later realised it was for his van.

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Two men in a jeep but no-one driving

Two men in a jeep but no-one driving

Two men who were found sitting in a jeep on the A1 refused to tell police who was driving the vehicle they were in Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last week.

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