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‘This lady obviously plays the game’ says Dungannon judge

A 24-year-old mother-of-two narrowly escaped a jail term after racking up her second conviction for driving without insurance.

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Tyrone electrician picks up driving ban

Tyrone electrician picks up driving ban

An electrician has lost his licence for six months at Magherafelt Magistrates Court for being in charge while having consumed excess alcohol.

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Suspected Class A and Class B drugs seized in Cookstown

Two arrested in Cookstown following drugs seizure

Two people have been arrested in Cookstown following a search operation that led to the discovery of suspected Class A and Class B drugs yesterday.

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Man ‘cautioned’ after charges of assaulting female ‘withdrawn’

Charges of common assault against a Dungannon man have been “withdrawn without prejudice” by the Public Prosecution Service.

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Co Derry bar sold under-strength counterfeit vodka

A County Derry trader has been fined £1,500 by Derry Magistrates after pleading guilty to selling under-strength counterfeit vodka at court today.

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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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Augher woman with ‘alcohol troubles’ banned from road

An Augher woman has been banned from driving for 42-months and must pay fines totalling £415 after refusing to provide a breath specimen to police dealing with a report of drink-driving.

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Judge jails Dungannon man with ‘perverse attitudes to other humans’

A 34-year-old Dungannon man with a history of violence against police has been given a two-month sentence for trying to bite a PSNI officer.

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Businessman escapes jail for defrauding Cookstown recycling firm

Businessman escapes jail for defrauding Cookstown recycling firm

A shamed businessman who “took advantage” of his good relationship with one of Northern Ireland’s best known clothing recycling firms has had a suspended jail term imposed for fraud.

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Police and paramedics help drunk teen in Cookstown

Despite ‘increasing teen drinking problems’ funding cuts end vital outreach work on issue

Whilst police continually find themselves dealing with drinking teens, a Mid Ulster charity that could help deal with the issue, can’t - because of funding constraints.

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Lord Morrow is questioning whether McLaughlin has absconded or 'been disappeared'

Lord Morrow questions whether 'absconding Ardboe terror suspect' has 'been disappeared'

The number of remaining questions around the 'disappearance' of a man due to stand trial in relation to the murder of prison officer David Black, has been slated by the DUP's Lord Morrow.

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Car, TV and money stolen from Dungannon home

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car, TV and sum of money were reported stolen from residential premises on the Tullyaran Road, Dungannon.

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Bank notes alert

Fake £50 notes circulating in Mid Ulster

Police in Mid Ulster have warned shop owners and employees to be vigilant as fake £50 notes are currently in circulation.

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Cookstown police seize alcohol from youngsters

Cookstown police seize alcohol from youngsters

Police are warning parents in Cookstown to keep an eye out for their children and know where they are at all times.

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Cookstown man claimed benefits while living abroad

A Cookstown man has been handed a suspended prison sentence after claiming benefits of almost £3.5k whilst living abroad.

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Detention order for stealing T-shirt

Detention order for stealing T-shirt

A Cookstown teenager has been sent to a youth detention centre for two months after stealing a T-shirt worth £29.99.

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Tyrone car breaker fined £15k on third waste offence conviction

A 51-year-old car breaker from south Tyrone has been £15,000 at Dungannon Crown Court for storing hundreds of vehicles on a site without a waste management licence.

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Police to probe ‘all allegations’ around ‘unauthorised’ Union flag pole in Magherafelt

The PSNI is investigating whether to bring criminal charges against those who erected an ‘unauthorised’ Union flag pole in Magherafelt.

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Trading Standards have issued advice after some consumers fell foul of an online scam.

Man conned out of £2,200 in online concert ticket scam

Trading Standards Service has urged potential ticket purchasers to exercise extreme caution when using online ticket booking services for concert and sporting events.

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An international arrest warrant has been issued for McLaughlin

Broken buzzer thwarted bail checks on missing Ardboe terror suspect

Some details have finally emerged about how police lost track of a bailed Ardboe man facing terror offences, after an international arrest warrant was issued.

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