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Coalisland man planned to hold stolen guitars ‘hostage’ until computer was returned

A man who stole two guitars worth over £4,000 from a Coalisland man who was fixing his computer has received a suspended prison sentence.

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Sex offender living in Stewartstown to stand trial on 30 charges

A sex offender whose whereabouts were unknown for almost a year is to stand trial on a catalogue of Sexual Offences Prevention Order breach allegations in January.

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Birthday bash ends with drink-driver’s car in a Stewartstown field on its roof

Birthday bash ends with drink-driver’s car in a Stewartstown field on its roof

A Stewartstown man was almost three and a half times the limit when he put his car onto its roof in a field after losing control of the vehicle.

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Man steals handbag from elderly woman sitting in parked car

Police are appealing for information after a man in his 30s stole a handbag from an elderly lady's knee as she sat in a parked car.

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Three Mid Ulster ‘drugs deaths’ revealed at High Court bail application

Three drugs-related deaths have occurred in the Mid Ulster area in recent months, the High Court heard today.

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12 police stations to close

Police to sell off Maghera station

The PSNI has today named Maghera police station as one of 12 it intends to dispose of as part of a money saving exercise “in light of continuing budget reductions”.

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Moneymore man tells court he had cannabis because he was to have an operation

A man was sent for trial when he appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court on drugs charges.

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Male assaulted by 'three others' outside Cookstown business

Police are appealing for information following the reported assault of one male by three others outside a Union street premises on December 3.

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Charge arises out of crash on Magherafelt Road, Moneymore

Woman sent for trial arising out of fatal crash near Magherafelt

A south Derry woman has been sent for trial accused of causing the death of a Cookstown woman in a crash.
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Jim McCafferty, 71, was involved in football in Ireland and Scotland during the 1980s.

Sex Abuse Scandal: Police arrest former Celtic coach in North

Police investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse of children in football have arrested a former Glasgow Celtic coach in the North of Ireland.

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Fred McClenaghan. Photo Pacemaker Press 6/7/2012

Magherafelt man jailed for shooting dead ex-lover has conviction quashed again

A man jailed for shooting dead his ex-lover in a laundrette has had his murder conviction quashed for a second time.

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Bikes, jewellery, cameras and laptop stolen in Augher burglary

Police are appealing for information after a number of high value items were stolen from a home in Augher last Friday morning.

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Cookstown Police Station

No civilian workers at Cookstown Police Station for six days

A number of local residents have complained after being unable to get the help they needed at Cookstown police station on Monday.

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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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Magherafelt farmer convicted of water pollution over 1.1km

A Magherafelt farmer has been fined £650 over pollution that led to the growth of a brown fungus on the entire bed of the 1.1km of affected water and had the potential to poison or harm fish.

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Dungannon Courthouse

Benburb man accused of assaulting police constable

Gearoid Duffy, 27, from Battleford Road near Benburb, has appeared in court charged with three offences.

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Police are at the scene of an RTC on Foreglen Road.

Bleeding man lied to officer: “I’ve got HIV and I hope you become infected’

A man who was bleeding after a report of him being disorderly in Coleraine, was being untruthful to a PSNI officer when he claimed he was “HIV” positive before adding he hoped the constable “would become infected”.

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Cookstown drugs duo ‘relatively high in organised crime groups’

One of two Cookstown men charged in relation to a large drugs find has been released on bail.

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Paramedics

Two women treated in hospital after Coalisland gang assault

Police are appealing for information following the assault of two women by a number of people at a mini roundabout in Coalisland.

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Coalisland man pleads guilty to drink driving

Eamon McElkenny, 26, from Maplebrook Court in Coalisland, will discover his sentence at the end of the month after pleading guilty to three charges.

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