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Elderly woman robbed after offering 'hitchhikers' assistance

Police have appealed for motorist vigilance after an elderly woman was robbed of cash by men she believed she was helping after crashing their vehicle.

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Roof tiler stopped by police after collecting friends

Roof tiler stopped by police after collecting friends

A roof tiler who went to collect friends in Cookstown and stayed on for a few drinks, has lost his licence for 15 months.

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Joiner showed ‘utter disregard’ for rules

Joiner showed ‘utter disregard’ for rules

A joiner caught driving while disqualified and with no insurance was given a three-month jail sentence, suspended for three years, at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

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Child abduction accused: we spent time eating Pot Noodles

Child abduction accused: we spent time eating Pot Noodles

A man accused of abducting a schoolgirl claims they spent a night together in the woods eating Pot Noodles, the High Court has heard.

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Electrician fined for indecent behaviour

Electrician fined for indecent behaviour

A Portglenone electrician who was ejected by door staff after urinating in the beer garden of a Magherafelt nightclub, was fined £115.

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Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Man tells police he has a ‘serious problem with cannabis’

A man who told police he had a serious cannabis problem, was ordered to carryout 100 hours of community service when he appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

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Man violently pushed officer on the chest

Man violently pushed officer on the chest

A County Tyrone man who violently pushed a police officer in the chest during a struggle, appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court on public order charges.

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‘Intoxicated man’ became aggressive towards police

An intoxicated man was arrested after a disturbance at a Magherafelt restaurant, the local Magistrates Court was told.

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Woman arrested after refusing to calm down in disturbance

Woman arrested after refusing to calm down in disturbance

A south Derry woman who was shouting loudly in a residential area of Magherafelt in the early hours of the morning, was given a four-month jail sentence, suspended for two years, at the local Magistrates Court.

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James McDonagh, 28, from Castledawson died in January 2016

Mother asks for lenient sentence for son’s killer

The mother of a Castledawson man who died following a ‘one punch’ incident outside a bar has called for leniency over the sentence handed to her son’s killer.

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Motorist refused to give breath specimen

Motorist refused to give breath specimen

A south Derry motorist who failed to provide police with a specimen of breath for analysis, has lost his licence for three years.

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Bishop Street Courthouse

Jailed Maghera man planned 'lavish night out in Belfast' for girlfriend

A Maghera man who attempted to rob the customer service desk in Foyleside Shopping Centre has been jailed for two years.
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Door smashed during police raid

Mid Ulster police keep up pressure on suspected drug dealers

Cocaine with an estimated street value of £5,000 has been seized by police in the Mid Ulster area.

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John Eaglesham with a picture of his father Jack, who was murdered 40 years ago today

Victim’s son: unless IRA admit their killings were wrong, I fear return of bloodshed

A man whose father was murdered by the IRA 40 years ago today says that unless republicans tell this generation that their killings were wrong, they are risking the return of bloodshed.

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Sparky

Sparky’s ‘horrendous death’ may have been captured on social media, say police

The ‘horrendous’ death of an 11 week old puppy may have been captured on social media, say police.

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The PSNI issued the warning on Tuesday after a 'malicious PDF document' was circulated throughout Northern Ireland.

'Malicious' document sparks PSNI cyber crime warning

The PSNI Cyber Crime Centre has issued scam warning after a 'malicious' document was emailed and circulated to several organisations in Northern Ireland.

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Drove home without paying for petrol

Drove home without paying for petrol

A motorist who made off from a Maghera service station without paying for petrol, has been given a Conditional Discharge for 12 months.

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Coleslaw thief sentenced

A woman who admitted stealing a tub of coleslaw, valued £1.69, from a shop in Castledawson, was placed on probation for six months at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

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Magherafelt Courthouse

Took father’s car without consent to get Chinese

A young Tobermore man who took his father’s Mercedes to get a Chinese meal without authority, appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

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Businessman loses licence for six weeks

Businessman loses licence for six weeks

The owner of several local outlets of the popular pizza franchise, Dominoes, has been banned from the road for six weeks, after accumulating 12 penalty points.

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