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The majority of charges against two men accused of fraud and acting as pedlars were withdrawn last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.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

‘Be a protective, nosey neighbour’

A recent spate of burglaries in Dromore and neighbouring areas has sparked a plea from the PSNI for householders to be ‘nosey neighbours’.

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Dromara teenager admits sexually assaulting young girls

Dromara teenager admits sexually assaulting young girls

A Dromara teenager who sexually assaulted three young girls has been sentenced to three years probation and ordered to sign the Sex Offenders Register for a period of five years.

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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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Leslie Ross.

Daughter of Leslie Ross says he was ‘capable of murder’

The daughter of Co Down man Leslie Ross – who was once accused of murdering three of his former girlfriends – has said she believes he was capable of carrying out the killings.

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Fake barrister jailed on fraud charges

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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