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Caller praised for tipping off police after spotting suspected drink driver

Police have praised a public-spirited member of the public in Lurgan who alerted them to a suspected drink driver on Friday night.

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Cybercrime

Pensioners robbed online of £15,000 by scammers claiming to be from BT

Police are investigating a 'nasty incident' where scammers claimed they were from BT and persuaded an elderly couple to allow them remote access to their computer.
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Bingo Hall in Portadown was robbed last night. Photo courtesy of Google Maps

Masked man armed with hatchet threatens bingo hall staff

A masked man armed with a hatchet threatened staff at a Portadown bingo hall last night.

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Burglars target Richhill house

Cash and jewellery were stolen from a house in the Orchard Hill area of Richhill on Monday.

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Sinn Fein Cllr Fergal Lennon angered at illegal dumping

Lennon voices anger at illegal fly-tipping

Sinn Fein has expressed anger at illegal flytipping in the north Armagh area after more trash was dumped at the side of the road.

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The PSNI issued the warning on Tuesday morning.

PSNI issue fraud warning

The PSNI is telling people to be on the lookout for an email that aims to steal their credit card number and other online credentials.

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Almost all the charges dropped in ‘pedlar’ case

Almost all the charges dropped in ‘pedlar’ case

The majority of charges against two men accused of fraud and acting as pedlars were withdrawn last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Portadown man Robert Hamill, who was murdered in 1997.

New hearing to determine if trio linked to Robert Hamill murder should face trial

A decision to halt the prosecution of three people on charges linked to the loyalist mob killing of Catholic man Robert Hamill is to be quashed, High Court judges ruled today.

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Wad of cash stolen by man with ‘very slick slight of hand’

A man who had a ‘very slick slight of hand trick’ is being hunted by police after a wad of notes were stolen from a local shop.

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Arrests after raids in Lurgan and Tandragee Chinese takeaways

Arrests after raids in Lurgan and Tandragee Chinese takeaways

A Chinese national has been arrested at a Lurgan takeaway for overstaying his visa.

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Police issue alert over possible rogue trader

Police have issued an alert regarding a possible rogue trader spotted today in Co Armagh.

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PSNI seize 50
TV streaming devices in raids

PSNI seize 50 TV streaming devices in raids

Police have carried out 18 raids across Belfast, Londonderry, Dundonald and Banbridge netting them 50 illegal internet streaming devices and over 8,000 cigarettes.

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Nine full beer kegs stolen

Nine full beer kegs stolen

Nine full kegs of beer have been stolen from a Co Armagh pub.

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Dissident republican activist Dee Fennell arrives at Laganside Court in Belfast  at an earlier hearing .
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Republican Dee Fennell acquitted of encouraging terrorism during graveyard speech

Republican Damian ‘Dee’ Fennell has been acquitted of encouraging terrorism and inviting support for a proscribed organisation during a speech in a Lurgan graveyard in 2015.

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Guilty of claiming almost £30k in benefits he wasn’t entitled to

A Lurgan man has pleaded guilty to dishonestly by claiming almost £30k in benefits he wasn’t entitled to.

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PSNI

Police appeal after spate of burglaries in Co Armagh

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a number of burglaries of homes in the Gilford Road/Plantation Road area between Lurgan and Gilford.

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Cannabis

Suspended sentence for cultivating cannabis plants

Two suspended sentences were imposed on a 51-year- old man last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for drugs offences which included cultivating plants.

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Court told victim was knocked unconscious by punch to mouth

Court told victim was knocked unconscious by punch to mouth

A pre-sentence report was ordered at Craigavon Magistrates Court after a 36-year- old man admitted a serious assault charge.

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Boilers stolen from back gardens

Two ‘Turco’ oil burners were stolen from the back gardens of adjacent properties in the Fairways area of Portadown.

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Police to shave their heads in solidarity with colleague’s wife who has cancer

Despite freezing temperatures, some of Lurgan police officers are to Brave the Shave tomorrow in solidarity with a colleague’s wife who has been diagnosed with cancer.

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