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Woman threatened in burglary

Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary at a property in the Donegore Drive area of Antrim last Sunday, June 10.

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Ballymena Courthouse. INBT02-213AC

Man in court over £1m drugs seizure

A Chinese national with an address in Limerick city was remanded in custody on Thursday in connection with the seizure of £1 million worth of drugs in Northern Ireland.

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Man charged in connection with £1 million drugs seizure

Man charged in connection with £1 million drugs seizure

A 36-year-old man arrested by Detectives from PSNI’s C1 Organised Crime Branch yesterday, Wednesday, June 13, has been charged with a number of offences including fraudulently importing Class B controlled drug; illegal entry to United Kingdom and possession of Class B controlled drug with intent to supply.

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Man due in court over drugs find

Man due in court over drugs find

A 44-year-old man has been charged to appear at Ballymena Magistrates Court this morning, Wednesday, June 13, with possession of a Class B controlled drug, conspiracy to supply a Class B controlled drug and two counts of concealing criminal property.

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The drugs were seized by 'A Section'.

Police seize ‘large quantity’ of Class A drugs

Police have seized a quantity of cash and drugs during a search operation.

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David McCullough hid illicit tobacco under the floor boards of his store and thousands of pounds of cash in his shoes. He was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended for one year, and ordered to repay �183,099 within 42 days.

Hid illicit tobacco under floor boards

A Ballymena shopkeeper, who hid illicit tobacco under the floor boards of his store and thousands of pounds of cash in his shoes, has been sentenced for excise fraud.

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Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Police are hunting a criminal gang thought to be behind a series of burglaries at shops and filling stations right across Northern Ireland.

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Antrim Area Hospital

Alcoholic jailed for ‘violating’ disabled girl on mixed hospital ward

An alcoholic who “violated” a vulnerable disabled girl “in the dead of night” in a mixed ward at Antrim Area Hospital they shared was jailed on Thursday for 18 months by a judge who hit out at the reasoning behind such wards.

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Three arrested over assault

Police have arrested three females, two aged 24 and one aged 21 on suspicion of a number of offences following an assault on a woman in the Altmore Close area of Antrim yesterday, Tuesday, June 5.

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Spate of burglaries probed

Spate of burglaries probed

Detectives are investigating a number of burglaries at commercial premises in which ATM machines have recently been targeted across Co Antrim.

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A total of 28 illegal waste sites were cleaned in the last two years.

NIEA and council tackle illegal fly-tipping

Asbestos, mattresses, tyres and furniture are just some of the items fly-tippers are dumping across Mid and East Antrim.

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Break-in at local shop

Detectives in Antrim are appealing for information following the report of a break in at a shop in Randalstown during the early hours of this morning, Wednesday, May 30.

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Spat in face of police woman at hospital

Spat in face of police woman at hospital

A Ballymena man who spat in the face of a police woman at Antrim Area Hospital, where he had been taken after being unconscious, has been ordered to do 75 hours of unpaid work for the “disgusting” attack.

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Police are appealing to identify the scrambler riders.

Police appeal to identify scrambler riders

Police have launched an appeal to identify a number of young people who have been committing numerous traffic offences in Ballymena.

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Cold callers push their way into woman’s home

Cold callers push their way into woman’s home

Police are urging the public to be vigilant after cold callers forced their way into a woman’s home.

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Jailed for shoplifting spree in several Ballymena stores

Jailed for shoplifting spree in several Ballymena stores

A former Irish League football star has been jailed for six months for a shoplifting spree.

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Marek Sinko claimed he punched his uncle five times

Judge rejects challenge against bail for man accused of murdering uncle

A man charged with murdering his uncle at their remote Co Antrim home had soup and went to bed after allegedly inflicting the fatal blows, the High Court has heard.

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Men uninjured after petrol bomb attack on house

Men uninjured after petrol bomb attack on house

Police are appealing for witnesses following a report that a petrol bomb was thrown at a house in the Parkhall road area of Antrim around 11.30pm on Friday, May 18.

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Suspended jail term for man who received stolen parrot

Suspended jail term for man who received stolen parrot

A man who admitted dishonesty receiving a stolen parrot called ‘Barney’ and other animals, which he was keeping in a “quasi-Noah’s Ark” in a housing estate, has escaped being caged himself.

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