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Convicted of benefit fraud

A man has been convicted at Ballymena Magistrates’ Court for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

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Grange Road. Pic by Google.

Thieves steal wallet during ‘distressing incident’

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in the Grange Road area of Toomebridge on March 20.

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Larne PSNI station. INLT 14-387-PR

Weekend closure for ‘reception desk’ at Larne PSNI station

The reception desk at Larne Police Station is to be closed at weekends and will only operate until 7pm from Monday to Friday.

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Geordie Gilmore who was shot in the neck in Carrick.

Man arrested over Gilmore murder released

A 23-year-old man arrested following the murder of a prominent loyalist in Northern Ireland has been released unconditionally, the PSNI has said.

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Offensive graffiti at Dark Hedges

Offensive graffiti at Dark Hedges

Offensive graffiti at the Dark Hedges has tarnished the image of one of the most visited tourist spots along the North Coast.

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Man injured by street robbers

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the report of a street robbery in the area of Malone Place in south Belfast during the early hours of Saturday, March 18.

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McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh

Doagh gang attack incident - two more men in court

Two Newtownabbey men were in court today (Saturday) accused of trying to murder one-time leading loyalist Darren Moore.

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You could still be over the limit this morning

Police warning on driving this morning - 'St Berocca Day'

Considering the fact many across the region took a drink yesterday to celebrate Ireland's patron Saint, police are urging drivers not to "take a chance" on the roads this morning.
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Ballymena Courthouse. INBT02-213AC

Judge tells defendant ‘you’re looking well’

A Ballymena man has been ordered to carry out 60 hours Community Service after becoming involved in a brawl with another man when they fell onto and broke a table outside a shop at the town’s Cullybackey Road in August last year.

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Woman threw TV and Xbox into bath and turned on taps

Woman threw TV and Xbox into bath and turned on taps

A woman who threw her then ex-partner’s widescreen TV and XBox console into a bath and turned on the taps was upset at the time and “took her hurt and upset out” on the items, a court has heard.

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Vodka thief is ‘ashamed of himself’

A man who was banned from every Lidl store in Northern Ireland as part of bail conditions has pleaded guilty to stealing a £13.50 bottle of vodka from one of their outlets.

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Man who blocked entrance had no driving licence

A Ballymena came to police attention when he went to get a haircut but parked a car in front of a private entrance at the town’s Broughshane Street.

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Assault case ‘motivated by hostility’ - court told

Assault case ‘motivated by hostility’ - court told

A CULLYBACKEY man has pleaded guilty to a crime which prosecutors say was “motivated by hostility”.

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Sledgehammer gang strike in Broughshane

Sledgehammer gang strike in Broughshane

Detectives in Ballymena are appealing for witnesses following the report of an aggravated burglary at a flat on Main Street in Broughshane during the early hours of this morning, Friday 17 March.

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Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye McConnells.

Man charged with attempted murder of former leading loyalist, Darren Moore

Ten men armed with baseball bats, hammers and pickaxe handles carried out a barroom attack on a former leading loyalist in an alleged bid to kill him, a court heard today.

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Snorted cocaine in police cell

Snorted cocaine in police cell

A Ballymena man was observed sniffing white powder at 4am whilst in custody in a police cell and it turned out to be cocaine.

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Woman had heroin in her underwear

Police strip-searched a Ballymena woman and found she had heroin hidden in her underwear.

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Ballymena Courthouse. INBT02-213AC

Man charged with car hi-jack ‘likely to get bail’

A man who faces a series of charges has been told if there is going to be any delay regarding a forensics report he will likely get bail.

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Woman ‘shoplifted to help ill father in Romania’

Woman ‘shoplifted to help ill father in Romania’

A woman claimed she went on a theft spree in Ballymena to steal clothing and shoes to sell on so she could send money back to help her “seriously ill” father in Romania.

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