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Beggs seeks review of ‘unduly lenient’ sentence

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has written to the Director of Public Prosecutions regarding the “unduly lenient” sentence of killer Maggie Henderson-McCarroll.

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Killer’s sentence ‘does not match crime’ says Dickson

East Antrim Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has criticised the three year sentence handed down to the killer of Greenisland pensioner Eddie Girvan.

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Margaret Henderson-McCarroll

Killer of pensioner Eddie Girvan jailed for three years

A mother-of-two was jailed today for three years for what a senior judge described as the “horrific” killing of pensioner Eddie Girvan in Co Antrim last year.

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Oliver McMullan.

‘PSNI action needed on loyalist gangs’ - McMullan

Sinn Féin representative Oliver McMullan has met with the PSNI to discuss “ongoing loyalist criminality” in the Larne area.

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Pensioner ‘unfit to stand trial’ court told

A defence lawyer for a Larne pensioner charged in connection with the theft of a fire engine which caused “£1.5million” damage to houses and vehicles claims his client is unfit to stand trial.

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Smashed car in Larne was ‘hate crime’

Police in Larne are treating an attack on a car parked at Station Road in Larne as a “hate crime”.

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Suspended sentence for drug addict who stole from boats at Magheramorne

A drug addict caught red-handed stealing from vessels at the Blue Circle Boat Club at Magheramorne near Larne who breached a court order requiring him to do community service and attend probation meetings, has instead been given nine months in jail, suspended for three years.

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Woman broke ankle fleeing police court told

When police went to a woman’s house in Ballymena to speak to her about a breach of bail she said she needed go and get her coat but fled through a fire escape in a bid to escape and broke her ankle.

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George Gilmore

Two arrests in Gilmore murder

Detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of loyalist George Gilmore, in Carrickfergus, on March 13, have arrested a 37-year- old man and a 32-year-old woman in Carrickfergus today, Wednesday August 9.

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The Rinkha, Islandmagee, 
Picture By: Arthur Allison, Pacemaker.

Ice cream retailer reopens after burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at The Rinkha, Middle Road, in Islandmagee, during the early hours of this morning, Wednesday August 9.

A quantity of cash and cigarettes were stolen after entry to the premises was forced around 1.00 am.

Detective Sergeant Crothers said: “I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone who has information which may assist police enquiries, to contact Detectives at Larne on 101, quoting reference 62 09/08/17.

“Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Ulster Unionist MLA John Stewart has hit out at at those responsible for a break-in at The Rinkha, Islandmagee, last night.

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Royal Mail is warning people about the scam.

Royal Mail warn of FAKE 'missed delivery' cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Ciaran Maxwell was given an 18-year sentence but could be out of jail after six years said Mike Penning

Ex-Army minister wants tougher sentence for ‘very dangerous terrorist’ Ciaran Maxwell

A terrorist bomb-maker who infiltrated the British military should receive a tougher sentence, a former armed forces minister has said.

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Cyber crime theme of public meeting

Cyber crime will be the subject of the next Mid and East Antrim Policing and Community Safety Partnership meeting.

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Car had windows smashed and tyres slashed

Police in Larne are investigating criminal damage to a car at Station Road in Larne.

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Alan McQuillan

Gay Pride row: Ex-top PSNI man says officers should not parade with Orange

A former senior police officer has said it would be inappropriate for PSNI officers in uniform to parade with the Orange Order because of what he called the order’s “chequered history” in relation to violence.

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McConnell's Bar on Main Street in Doagh

Trio accused of attempted murder must wait to learn fate

Three Newtownabbey men accused of trying to kill a former leading loyalist will have to wait until next year to discover if they are to stand trial.

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The oil drilling operation at Woodburn last year. Court heard the site has been fully restored to pre-development condition.

Resident’s Woodburn drill project High Court challenge dismissed

A Co. Antrim resident has lost his High Court challenge to a controversial oil exploration project close to his home.

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Concern for missing heavily pregnant woman

Police are appealing to the public for help with locating a missing woman who is heavily pregnant.
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Police officers come under attack

A police car has come under attack in Larne’s Craigyhill estate.

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