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Suspended sentence for punching boy (13)

A 24-year-old man who punched a teenage boy, knocking him unconscious, was given a suspended prison sentence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Not at court due to morning sickness

Not at court due to morning sickness

A young woman is going to plead guilty to shoplifting offences and an assault charge, Banbridge Magistrates Court was told last Thursday.

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Penalty points and fine imposed

Penalty points and fine imposed

Six penalty points were imposed on Diana Thompson, (35) Drone Hill Road, Corbet, last Thursday at Banbridge Court for having no insurance. She was also fined £250 and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy.

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Was moving her car after fight broke out

Was moving her car after fight broke out

When a fight broke out near where her vehicle was parked in Banbridge a 36-year-old woman decided to move it somewhere else .

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Will use bus pass after driving ban

Will use bus pass after driving ban

A 60-year-old man who was banned from driving last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court will be using his new bus pass in the future.

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‘R’ driver caught speeding at 85mph on the A1

‘R’ driver caught speeding at 85mph on the A1

When police followed a car on the A1 carriageway they had to drive at speeds of up to 85mph to keep up with it.

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Keith Baker pictured at court in Craigavon.  Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

House of horrors sex case sentencing adjourned

A husband and wife who held a mentally disabled woman a virtual hostage in a house of horrors to satisfy their own sexual urges will find out next month what their sentences will be.

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A picture sent by David Simpson from the Chamber at the House of Commons which is currently on lockdown.

Local MP in lockdown after ‘terrorist incident’ in London

Local MP David Simpson is currently among those on lockdown in the Houses of Parliament following a possible terrorist incident there this afternoon (Wednesday, March 22).

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Maghaberry Prison.

Prison drugs trafficking probe: Five people arrested are released on bail

Five people arrested as part of an investigation into the trafficking of drugs and other prohibited items into Maghaberry Prison have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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You could still be over the limit this morning

Police warning on driving this morning - 'St Berocca Day'

Considering the fact many across the region took a drink yesterday to celebrate Ireland's patron Saint, police are urging drivers not to "take a chance" on the roads this morning.
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‘Exceptionally high speed on A1’

‘Exceptionally high speed on A1’

Alicia Boyle (22), Archdale, Bessbrook, was given four points fined £150 and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy for speeding on December 1 last year.

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Ban for being 10mph over limit

Ban for being 10mph over limit

A six month driving ban was imposed on Paul Scappaticci (58), Rathview, Banbridge, at Craigavon Magistrates Court after he was detected doing 40mph in a 30mph zone on the Scarva Road, Banbridge on June 2 last year.

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Drink driving and drugs charges

Drink driving and drugs charges

Christopher James Leitch, (38) Edenderry Gardens, Banbridge, was charged with drink driving at Downshire Place on November 1 last year when he appeared last week at Banbridge Court.

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Man stole chocolate bars from Tesco store

Man stole chocolate bars from Tesco store

A 46-year-old man who stole chocolates bars from Tesco was given a conditional discharge last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Did not know she had hit another car

Did not know she had hit another car

When she reversed into another car a 58-year-old woman did not realise she had caused an accident.

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Urinated in police cell after his arrest

Urinated in police cell after his arrest

After a drunken man was arrested for a public order offence he urinated in a police cell which had to be deep cleaned afterwards.

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Kicked the door of taxi company

Kicked the door of taxi company

After drinking two bottles of wine a 35-year-old man went to a taxi company and starting banging and kicking a door before damaging a handle.

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Assaulted woman after going into the wrong house

Assaulted woman after going into the wrong house

A Lisburn man was so drunk he went into the wrong house in Dromara and then assaulted a woman who was in the property.

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Using fireworks in his garden

Using fireworks in his garden

A 35-year-old man was fined £50 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for having fireworks without a licence.

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Drove off after a row with her partner

Drove off after a row with her partner

After an argument with her partner a 26-year-old woman drove off but the manner of her driving brought her to the attention of the police.

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