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Co Armagh ‘crime boss’ charged over arson attacks and drugs

A man charged with encouraging arson with intent was the head of a highly organised and violent crime ring, a detective said.

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Scales of justice.

Drunk Craigavon teenager made hoax bomb call

A “silly teenager” who laughed when police questioned her about a “prank” bomb hoax has been ordered to complete 220 hours of community service.

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Police issue photo of where gun casings fell after automatic gunfire was sprayed at a house in Carrigart Cresent, Lurgan. One man, Ty Mcguire, was critically injured in the attack

Police photo shows gunshot casings sprayed across street after murder attempt

Police have issued a photo of the gunshot casings covering a Lurgan street after a man was critically injured.

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Police are attending the scene

Seven charged after probe into attacks on homes of serving police officers

Seven people are to appear in court this morning charged with a number of offences following a probe into attacks on the homes of serving police officers.

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The justice system

Banned from driving for six months

A 36-year-old man was banned from driving for six months last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for not having insurance on October 13 last year.

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PSNI

Arrests across NI during probe into arson attacks at homes of serving police officers

Police probing serious attacks on the homes of serving police officers have made nine arrests across Northern Ireland.

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Ty McGuire (left) and his brother Lee Baker

Family heartbroken as Ty fights for his life

The heartbroken brother of a 31-year-old man, shot in the head in Craigavon last week, says doctors are concerned he may not pull through.

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Extra month in jail for drugs offence

Extra month in jail for drugs offence

A serving prisoner due for release in April had one month added to his sentence last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Driver caught out at 39mph in 30 zone

Driver caught out at 39mph in 30 zone

A 60-year-old woman was fined £70 last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a speeding offence.

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Wanted Posters to go online

Wanted Posters to go live this afternoon, say PSNI

The PSNI has vowed to publish Wanted Posters of suspects on their Facebook page this afternoon.

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Court

Used mobile phone while driving

A £100 fined was imposed on a man last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for using a mobile phone while driving.

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Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Spat in partner’s face during 
money argument

A 38-year-old man who spat in his partner’s face during an argument was given a suspended prison sentence last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Craigavon Courthouse. INPT21-239.

Offences considered a hate crime

Offences committed by a 29-year-old man in Lurgan were considered a hate crime after racist abuse was used, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Wednesday.

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Aunt assaulted her two nieces

Aunt assaulted her two nieces

A 53-year-old woman will be sentenced next month at Craigavon Magistrates Court after admitting two assault charges.

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Arrest follows burglary report

Arrest follows burglary report

Police say they have made an arrest after reports of a burlgary taking place in Portadown on Saturday.

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Court

Lengthy record due to alcohol

After ignoring police warnings about his behaviour a 26-year-old man continued to be disorderly in Banbridge on Halloween night.

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The stolen Range Rover.

Police appeal over stolen Range Rover

Police have appealed for help in tracing a stolen Range Rover, taken from outside a property at Belvedere Manor, Lurgan in the early hours of Wednesday morning (February 15). The Range Rover Sport as described as having 22-inch alloy wheels and a distinctive dark blue/navy colour with the registration plate ‘SHo4 MCE’.

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Damien McLaughlin denies the charges against him

Court will wait to see if David Black terror accused turns up

An application to hold a Diplock non-jury murder trial in the absence of a defendant – the first of its kind in Northern Ireland’s legal history – was adjourned today for being “premature”.

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Car attacked in Lurgan

Attack on Sinn Fein councillor’s car ‘won’t stop democratic process’

A violent attack on a Lurgan councillor’s car ‘won’t stop the democratic process’ says Sinn Fein candidate Nuala Toman.

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Police working on ‘establishing motive’ after Craigavon shooting

Police working on ‘establishing motive’ after Craigavon shooting

A fresh appeal has been made for information after the shooting of a man in Craigavon on Monday.

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