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Thieves steal ‘substantial amount of cash’ from shop

Detectives investigating a burglary at a shop in Aghalee in the early hours of this morning (Friday, 20 April) have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Police seize heroin in Lisburn

Police seize heroin in Lisburn

Police have seized a quantity of heroin during a stop and search operation in the Lisburn area.

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The report by the interim prison ombudsman criticised Maghaberry's handover procedures and poor record keeping

Maghaberry Prison warned by mother of inmate’s threat to kill himself

The mother of a man found hanging in a prison cell told staff he had threatened to kill himself a few hours before his death, a report has found.

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Lisburn man in court charged with kicking puppy to death

Lisburn man in court charged with kicking puppy to death

A Lisburn man wept in court today as he was charged with kicking his 15-week-old puppy to death.

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Men and woman remanded into custody charged with brothel keeping

Men and woman remanded into custody charged with brothel keeping

Two men and a woman have been remanded into custody charged with brothel keeping as part of a police investigation into suspected INLA activities.

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Four arrested in  serious sexual child abuse probe

Four arrested in serious sexual child abuse probe

Officers from PSNI Public Protection Branch have today (Monday, 16 April) arrested four males, aged 70, 55 and 54 and 52 in the Newtownards, Lisburn, Newcastle and Downpatrick areas.
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The justice system

Woman unable to ‘eat solid food for six weeks’ after assault

A man accused of breaking his ex-partner’s jaw and cheekbone allegedly told a female accomplice to hold her face so he could see what he was kicking, the High Court heard on Friday.

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Man accused of assaulting and threatening to kill ex-partner denied bail

Man accused of assaulting and threatening to kill ex-partner denied bail

A man accused of breaking his ex-partner’s jaw and cheekbone allegedly told a female accomplice to hold her face so he could see what he was kicking, the High Court heard today.

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'Significant' police operation underway across greater Belfast.

'Significant police operation' involving hundreds of officers is focused on Belfast INLA

More than 200 police officers have carried out searches of 12 properties across greater Belfast today in what police have described as a a 'significant' operation.

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Police investigating the break-in at Knockmore Primary School, Lisburn. Pic by PSNI Lisburn

Police investigating ‘appalling crime’ at local school

Police investigating a burglary at Knockmore Primary School in Lisburn have described the incident as “an appalling crime”.

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Heartless thieves target church

Heartless thieves target church

Police are appealing for information following a break in at a church in Co Down.

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Drink-driver arrested: Woman found to be three times over legal limit

Drink-driver arrested: Woman found to be three times over legal limit

A woman was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after officers responded to reports of a car being driven erratically on Hillhall Road near Lisburn yesterday.

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Police investigating burglary and theft

Police investigating burglary and theft

Police investigating a burglary at commercial premises on Hillsborough Road, Sprucefield have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Distribution of police stations in 1999. Compiled by Adam Kula

Revealed: two-thirds of all police stations shut in two decades

The number of police stations in Northern Ireland has been cut by two-thirds over the last two decades, new figures obtained by the News Letter reveal.

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Court

Man accused of arson attack is denied bail

A man allegedly stuffed burning paper through his next door neighbours’ letterbox as part of an ongoing dispute, the High Court heard on Wednesday.

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Invite to tool marking event

Invite to tool marking event

Local police are continuing their efforts to combat crime by hosting a Tool Marking Event at the B&Q store at Sprucefield this weekend.

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Mark Harbinson.' Pic by Pacemaker Press

Stoneyford man to stand trial on weapons and ammunition charges

Stoneyford loyalist Mark Harbinson is to stand trial later this year on weapons and ammunition charges.

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Man exposed himself in shop changing rooms

Man exposed himself in shop changing rooms

Police investigating reports that a man exposed himself while in two clothes shops at The Outlet, Banbridge have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Man arrested after four people stabbed in Co Down

Man arrested after four people stabbed in Co Down

Detectives are appealing for information following an incident in which four people were stabbed in Saintfield in the early hours of this morning.

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