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Punched a police officer on the hand

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Pre-sentence report requested

Pre-sentence report requested

A Lisburn man who entered River Island, Bow Street Mall with the intent to steal is to be sentenced.

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Threw coin at station employee

Threw coin at station employee

A man threw a coin at an employee of Lisburn Train Station after she woke him up from sleeping at the station.

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Judge imposes a 12 month ban for 
drink driving

Judge imposes a 12 month ban for drink driving

A local man caught drink driving has been banned for 12 months.

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Radiologist guilty of voyeurism

Radiologist guilty of voyeurism

A radiologist faces the prospect of up to a year in jail after he confessed to voyeurism by secretly installing recording equipment.

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Stole from dementia sufferer (91)

A careworker who stole £1,347 from a 91-year-old lady client who has dementia has been warned she could go to jail.

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Cybercriminals are still at work on the web

Cybercrime warning follows security success

Cybercrime experts are celebrating success against a computer fraud network - but are warning users that the need for vigilance is as great as ever.

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Charged with sexually touching a female

A 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty at last week’s Banbridge Magistrates Court to a charge of sexually touching a female charge without her consent.

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The News Letter started asking about the number of foreign nationals in jail after Romanian repeat criminal Ioan Lacatus was given a 15-month prison sentence in October for exploiting fellow migrants in a labour scam

Overseas inmates are about 9% of total in NI jails

A disproportionately large number of prisoners in Northern Irish jails are from overseas, the News Letter can reveal.

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Moped rider fell off twice before being arrested for drink-driving

Moped rider fell off twice before being arrested for drink-driving

Police arrested a moped rider for driving whilst unfit after he was spotted by the CityWatch Lisburn CCTV team riding through the city centre on Wednesday night, November 30.

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Boy (6) left ‘terrified’ after burglary

Boy (6) left ‘terrified’ after burglary

A man and his young son have been left badly shaken after a burglary at their home in the Maryville area of Banbridge.

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Car and electrical goods stolen: Thieves target homes in Derriaghy

Car and electrical goods stolen: Thieves target homes in Derriaghy

Police investigating two burglaries that occurred in the Milltown Avenue area of Derriaghy in the early hours of Wednesday, November 23 have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Driving charges admitted

Driving charges admitted

A pre-sentence report was ordered last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court after a 22-year-old man admitted a series of motoring offences.

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Pacemaker Press 23/11/2016
ACC Alan Todd as Police launch  the annual winter drink drive operation in East Belfast on Thursday ,  and from midnight will be using new legislation which gives them the powers to perform random breath tests at vehicle checkpoints.
Assistant Chief Constable Alan Todd explained, "Our basic message remains the same; there is no safe limit, so never EVER drink and drive. This new legislation gives police another tool that will hopefully help us to prevent people taking life-threatening, unacceptable, simply stupid risks.
Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Drink driving crackdown under way as new powers introduced

Police have begun a major winter drink drive crackdown using new legislation which gives them the power to perform random breath tests at vehicle checkpoints.

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Threw punches at man who made ‘unwanted advances’

Threw punches at man who made ‘unwanted advances’

When she received ‘unwanted advances’ from a man outside a Banbridge nightclub a 28-year-old woman threw punches at him and then was abusive to police.

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Mechanics ‘think they are Lewis Hamilton’

Mechanics ‘think they are Lewis Hamilton’

A judge has asked why it was a trait for motor mechanics to drive as if they were ‘Northern Ireland’s answer to Lewis Hamilton’.

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Carved grafitti into Pigeon Club door

Carved grafitti into Pigeon Club door

A man caught carving letters into a phone box and a door has been given a conditional discharge.

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Breached a probation order four times

Breached a probation order four times

A Lisburn woman who breached a probation order four times has been given a suspended sentence.

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Heroin addict stole over £300 of perfume

Heroin addict stole over £300 of perfume

A man who admitted stealing over £300 of aftershave from a Lisburn shop is to be sentenced.

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Man to stand trial for GBH

Man to stand trial for GBH

A Lisburn man has been sent to trial charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a woman.

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