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Drink driver put primary school children at risk

A woman who reversed into a car outside a Portadown primary school while collecting her grandson was well over the drink drive limit.

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Captain Robert Nairac on patrol in Belfast before he was abducted by the IRA in South Armagh.

Beattie affirms hunger striker’s call for Nairac’s body

UUP justice spokesman Doug Beattie MLA has seconded calls by a former IRA hunger striker for Capt Robert Nairac’s body to be returned to his family for a Christian burial.

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Stole drugs from Dromore chemists

A 21-year-old man was conditionally discharged last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry, after the judge heard he had been on remanded in custody for a considerable time.

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Taking car was ‘very bad stupid mistake’

Taking his partner’s car without her permission and driving while he was banned from the roads was a ‘very bad stupid mistake’ by a 43-year-old man.

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Was ‘civil’ to the police when stopped

On the tot up points system a 57-year-old man was banned from driving for six months last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court, sitting in Newry.

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Headbutted a hole in wall then called police

Headbutted a hole in wall then called police

After head-butting a hole in a plasterboard wall in his girlfriend’s home a 30-year-old man rang police to tell them what he had done.

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Drove through village of Loughbrickland at speeds of 50 to 60mph

Drove through village of Loughbrickland at speeds of 50 to 60mph

A motorist who drove at excess speed in Loughbrickland was also not covered by insurance, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last Thursday.

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‘Let the Fenians off with it’ Catholic told police

‘Let the Fenians off with it’ Catholic told police

After drinking from early in the day while watching a football match a 21-year-old man later became involved with police when he was heavily intoxicated.

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‘Father’s death weighed heavily on defendant’

‘Father’s death weighed heavily on defendant’

A 25-year-old man was given an enhanced combination order of community service and probation last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Found with cannabis in car

When police stopped a car on the A1 dual carriageway and smelled cannabis they found a bag of the drugs in the vehicle.

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Delivery driver took call from his wife

Delivery driver took call from his wife

When police stopped a 50-year-old man who was using his mobile phone while he was driving it transpired that his licence had expired.

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Was caught with no licence

Three penalty points were imposed on a 66-year-old man last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for not having a driving licence.

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Was in Gilberry Fayre car park at 2.20am

Was in Gilberry Fayre car park at 2.20am

A 20-year-old man claimed he had only taken one tin of beer despite testing twice the legal limit when he was found sitting in a car in Gilford.

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Went onto the road while testing car

Went onto the road while testing car

A 55-year-old man was banned from driving for seven months last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for a no insurance offence.

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Produced two bags of cannabis from the front of his trousers

Produced two bags of cannabis from the front of his trousers

When police told a 21-year-old man they were going to take him to the station for a body search he produced two bags of cannabis from the front of his trousers.

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