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Policing meeting to be held in Dromore

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) is holding a police engagement meeting for the Dromore, Donaghcloney and Waringstown area on Wednesday 4th October at 7.30pm in Dromore Bowling Pavilion.

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Using cannabis after deaths in family

Using cannabis after deaths in family

A 24-year-old man was given a combination order last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a drugs offence.

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Head-butted partner during an argument

Head-butted partner during an argument

On his next appearance in court a 23-year-old man has to have £500 with him to pay compensation to a woman he head-butted.

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Driver crashed into car in front of him

Driver crashed into car in front of him

When he made a misjudgement about a car in front of him a 23-year-old man collided with the vehicle, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Cannabis valued at £26 brings £350 fine

Cannabis valued at £26 brings £350 fine

Noticing a 21-year-old man seemed nervous police carried out a search and found a bag containing cannabis in his trouser pocket.

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Lisburn man jailed for punching doctor

Lisburn man jailed for punching doctor

A Lisburn man who punched a hospital doctor in the groin has been jailed for five months.

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Chief Inspector Jon Burrows.

WATCH: Local police deal with more than 600 incidents in just five days

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon PSNI officers dealt with more than 600 incidents in the first five days of this week, it has been revealed.

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Car was found on its roof on a grass verge

Car was found on its roof on a grass verge

When they found a car on its roof on a grass verge near Banbridge police discovered that the driver of the crashed vehicle had not taken his test again after a period of disqualification.

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Drove too fast and hit a wall

Drove too fast and hit a wall

In a hurry to get to his work a 39-year-old man drove too quick and crashed his car into a wall, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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Caught driving at 73mph on the A1

Caught driving at 73mph on the A1

A 43-year-old man was fined £60 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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Driver caught doing 73mph on the A1  carriageway fined £75

Driver caught doing 73mph on the A1 carriageway fined £75

A 33-year-old man who did not produce his licence after he was caught speeding on the A1 was banned from driving for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Moped drink driver became unconcious

Moped drink driver became unconcious

After he was arrested for drink driving of a moped a 24-year-old man became unconscious in Banbridge police station.

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Van found with no insurance in car park at the Outlet

Van found with no insurance in car park at the Outlet

Eight penalty points were imposed in his absence on a 29-year-old man last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Fentanyl is being mixed with heroin, the PSNI has said. The synthetic opioid is linked to two deaths in Northern Ireland.

Killer drug hits NI shores amid rise in heroin abuse

A health official has revealed a “concerning” rise in heroin use in Northern Ireland following police confirmation addicts are at risk from the killer drug ‘fentanyl’ being mixed in.

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Masked raiders tie-up householder

Masked raiders tie-up householder

Police in Lurgan are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in the Summerhill Brae area of Banbridge last night (Tuesday, 19 September).

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The Money Tree, Lisburn.

Illegal workers arrested: Takeaways facing possible fines

Three takeaways - in Lisburn, Banbridge and Dungannon - are facing potential penalties totalling £140,000 after immigration offenders from China were found working at their premises.

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Health

Public health clinics prove a success

DUP MLA Carla Lockhart has thanked those who attended her health clinics over the past week.

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Councillor Glenn Barr and Alderman Elizabeth Ingram BEM survey the mess left by young people at Stewarts Cresent, Rathfriland. Pic by Gary Gardiner

Call for crackdown on anti-social behaviour

Councillor Glenn Barr and Alderman Elizabeth Ingram BEM have called for more police resources to be dedicated to tackling anti-social behaviour in Rathfriland.

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Supt David Moore,  PSNI District Commander, with Carla Lockhart MLA.

Call for police to step up patrols in rural areas

Upper Bann MLA Carla Lockhart has called on the PSNI to step up patrols in rural areas.

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Jailed for buying the drugs that claimed his friend’s life

Jailed for buying the drugs that claimed his friend’s life

One young man died and another had to be resuscitated after two friends went on a two week long drug binge, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard on Thursday.

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