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Fake barrister jailed on fraud charges

A Banbridge man who admitted posing as a barrister to defraud a woman seeking legal advice after the death of her mother was handed a 16-month sentence after appearing in court today (Wednesday).

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‘Significant quantity of jewellery’ stolen during burglary

‘Significant quantity of jewellery’ stolen during burglary

Police officers investigating a burglary in Dromore earlier this month have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Two men arrested after police seize drugs and ammunition

Two men arrested after police seize drugs and ammunition

Detectives from the PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit have arrested two men following the seizure of an estimated £70,000 worth of suspected drugs in Banbridge last night (Friday, November 17).

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Caught driving with no insurance

Caught driving with no insurance

A 25-year-old man was fined £300 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for driving without insurance on April 1 this year.

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Was 12mph over the speed limit

Was 12mph over the speed limit

A 43-year-old Donacloney man was fined £75 last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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Had missed a bank payment on insurance

Had missed a bank payment on insurance

A missed bank payment meant that a 33-year-old man was driving without insurance on August 24 this year.

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Fined for failing to wear a seatbelt

Fined for failing to wear a seatbelt

A 55-year-old man was fined £60 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for failing to wear a seat belt.

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Father and son both banned from driving in insurance case

Father and son both banned from driving in insurance case

A father and son were both banned from driving last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for an insurance offence.

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Was taking child to a medical appointment when stopped

Was taking child to a medical appointment when stopped

A 32-year-old man was given a suspended prison sentence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for his sixth no insurance offence.

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PSNI

Warning on bogus callers from the local Housing Executive

Housing Executive tenants in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon are being advised to exercise caution when answering doors to tradesmen at home.

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Made false burglary report to get crisis loan

Made false burglary report to get crisis loan

A Banbridge man who made a false burglary report has been told he is going to have to pay the cost of the police investigation.

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Drink driver almost hit police vehicle on the Lurgan Road

Drink driver almost hit police vehicle on the Lurgan Road

Twice after he was stopped for suspected drink driving in Banbridge a 54-year-old man refused to provide samples of breath.

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Emergency services personnel were called to Hillhead Gardens, Banbridge on Wednesday night. The area was cordoned off following reports of a gas leak. This picture was posted on social media by a local resident.

Man arrested as Fire Service deals with gas leak in Banbridge

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed that it was called to a property in the Hillhead Gardens area of Banbridge shortly after 9.20pm on Wednesday, November 15 following reports of a gas leak.

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Men charged in connection with spate of burglaries

Men charged in connection with spate of burglaries

Two men, aged 25 and 28, have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries in the Dromore and Dromara areas of Co Down.

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Was doing 79mph on the carriageway

Was doing 79mph on the carriageway

Marci Raczka, (41) Fairfield Heights, Newry, was fined £60 last Thursday also given three points and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy.

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Shopping trip to Banbridge ends with assaults on police

Shopping trip to Banbridge ends with assaults on police

After shopping in the Banbridge area with his fiancé a 27-year-old over indulged when he went for drinks and ended up head-butting a policeman.

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Leslie Ross

‘We wanted to make sure it was him in the coffin’

Relatives of one of the three women Dromore man Leslie Ross had been charged with murdering have attended his funeral in Belfast.

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Judge says probation report is depressing

Judge says probation report is depressing

A 36-year-old man who admitted possession of class B drugs was given suspended prison sentences last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Kicked police vehicle after swearing at father

Kicked police vehicle after swearing at father

A 22-year-old man who attempted to cause damage to a police vehicle was ‘given a chance’ last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Got stuck in a hedge trying to reverse away

Got stuck in a hedge trying to reverse away

A 33-year-old man was banned from driving for 16 months last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court after he admitted a series of motoring offences.

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