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Shoplifter jailed for theft of fragrance

A 32-year-old man who travelled from Belfast to steal goods worth £1,400 from Debenhams’s in Rushmere was jailed for six months last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire,

Officers disciplined over drugs searches

Two police officers and a civilian member of police staff have been disciplined after searches of a man in police custody twice failed to find concealed drugs.

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Six escape injury in Craigavon shooting

Six escape injury in Craigavon shooting

Six people, including two children, escape injury after shots were fired at a house in Craigavon last night.

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Judge issues arrest warrant

Judge issues arrest warrant

An arrest warrant was issued last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a 32-year-old woman who failed to appear in court.

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Drugs charge man is not allowed to sit in front seat

Drugs charge man is not allowed to sit in front seat

A 28-year-old man pleaded guilty last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court to unlawful possession of cocaine.

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Assault charge man had breached his bail nine times

Assault charge man had breached his bail nine times

A 22-year-old man who was refused bail last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court had a number of previous breaches of bail.

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Man is facing drugs charges

Man is facing drugs charges

John Patrick Duffy, (27) The Grange, Lurgan, has been returned for trial to Craigavon Crown Court charged with being concerned in the supply of cannabis on January 11 of this year.

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Car owner fined for uninsured driver

Car owner fined for uninsured driver

While police were investigating a report of a suspected drink driver they found that a woman driving a car was not insured.

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Headbutted woman after pregnancy claim

A Newmills man who headbutted his former girlfriend after she revealed that she was pregnant has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Police investigating possible drug-related death in Banbridge

Police investigating possible drug-related death in Banbridge

Police are investigating a suspected drugs-related death in Banbridge.

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Said he was minding £64,000 worth of drugs

Said he was minding £64,000 worth of drugs

When police searched a house in Portadown they found cannabis with a street value of over £64,000 and almost £5,000 in cash, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

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Spat and urinated in his cell after resisting police

Spat and urinated in his cell after resisting police

An arrest warrant was issued last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a 58-year-old man convicted of a number of offences in Portadown.

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Stolen items were found in baby’s pram

Stolen items were found in baby’s pram

A number of items valued at over £200 and stolen from two stores in Rushmere Shopping Centre were found below a children’s pram.

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Magnet was being used on meter

Magnet was being used on meter

When police called to carry out a search at premises in Craigavon they discovered that a magnet was being used to stop the meter recording electricity.

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Case adjourned as Craigavon man admits to stealing an 84p lollipop from shop

Case adjourned as Craigavon man admits to stealing an 84p lollipop from shop

A 26-year-old man admitted last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court stealing an 84p lollipop from a shop.

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Swallowed a bag of drugs when police arrived at flat

Swallowed a bag of drugs when police arrived at flat

When police went to search a flat in Craigavon a 36-year-old man swallowed a small bag which he later admitted contained ‘blow’.

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Tried to get into a moving car

Tried to get into a moving car

When she was extremely drunk a 33-year-old woman tried to get into a moving car she thought was a taxi, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Wednesday.

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Lorry driver link to drugs package

Lorry driver link to drugs package

A LORRY driver accused of having £300,000 worth of herbal cannabis which police previously alleged was linked to an organised crime gang operating between England and Ireland, has had his case sent to the Crown Court.

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Laurelvale Cricket Club

Man armed with a knife robs local cricket club

An armed robbery at Laurelvale Cricket Club has been condemned by local DUP councillor Gareth Wilson.

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Thomas Nicholl, from Knightsbridge, Craigavon

Two in court as police find £50,000 of very pure cocaine

Two Craigavon men were remanded into custody on Saturday accused of having around a kilo of “very pure” cocaine.

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