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Three arrested after a report of men acting suspiciously

Three men have been arrested in Rathfriland today, Friday 23 February, on suspicion of a number of offences.

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Crashed into back of a car which was stopped on road

Crashed into back of a car which was stopped on road

On the tot up points system a Banbridge man was banned from driving for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Man and woman bound over at local court after incident at a band parade

Man and woman bound over at local court after incident at a band parade

Assault charges against a man and woman were withdrawn last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court but both of them were bound over to keep the peace.

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Laurencetown man is fined over two motoring offences

Laurencetown man is fined over two motoring offences

A 23-year-old man was convicted in his absence of two motoring offences last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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‘You have had a lucky escape’

‘You have had a lucky escape’

A 20-year-old man had an enhanced combination order replaced with a period of probation last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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‘History of driving dangerous cars’

‘History of driving dangerous cars’

A 26-year-old man was fined £250 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for not having a vehicle test certificate.

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Caught speeding on the carriageway

Caught speeding on the carriageway

A 28-year-old man was fined £60 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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Caught driving without insurance

Caught driving without insurance

A 36-year-old man was fined £300 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for not having insurance on March 3 last year.

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Father and son assaulted during aggravated burglary

Father and son assaulted during aggravated burglary

A couple and their grown up son were threatened with a hammer during an aggravated burglary at a house in Ballyward, Co Down on Thursday night (February 22).

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

Oliver did not have delusions, say family

The family of a Co Down man who has gone missing in Israel say they are certain he was not suffering from Jerusalem syndrome.

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Car extensively damaged in arson attack

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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