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Police car struck by brick during anti-social incident

Police are urging parents to be aware of their children’s whereabouts after criminal damage was caused to a number of vehicles in Larne in recent nights.

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Damage caused to a car windscreen in Larne. INLT-08-706-con

Police warn ‘lives could have been lost’ after youths hurl stones at vehicles in Larne

The PSNI say lives could have been lost after a crowd of youths hurled stones and rubble at traffic around the Harbour Highway last night (Thursday February 16).

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Larne woman banned from driving and fined £575

A Larne woman has been in court for offences dating back seven years after returning home.

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Larne benefits cheat who fraudulently claimed £49,793 given suspended sentence

A Larne man has been convicted at Antrim Crown Court for claiming £49,793 in benefits which he was not entitled to.

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Police have confirmed that a motorcyclist died after a collision with a car on the Lough Fey Road.

Valentine’s Day burglar disturbed by elderly Larne woman

Detectives are appealing for information after an elderly woman disturbed a burglar in her Larne home on Valentine’s Day.

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Bus stoned in Larne

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a bus was stoned on the Upper Cairncastle Road in Larne.

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Man found with drug grinder ‘between buttocks’

Man found with drug grinder ‘between buttocks’

A MAN found with a drug grinder “located between his buttocks” then defecated and smeared his excrement on the walls of a police cell.

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Ballymena Courthouse.

Lifelong criminal was ‘challenged to fight’

A notorious criminal with 313 convictions who was forced to leave his home town of Larne has been back in court for his part in a disturbance when a man allegedly confronted him and said: “You are Noel Campbell, I want to fight with you”.

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Community service for Larne man who crashed into 3 police cars

Community service for Larne man who crashed into 3 police cars

A LARNE man wearing a balaclava whilst driving said it was to stop the PSNI from identifying him as he was previously banned from the road.

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Trading Standards have issued advice after some consumers fell foul of an online scam.

Man conned out of £2,200 in online concert ticket scam

Trading Standards Service has urged potential ticket purchasers to exercise extreme caution when using online ticket booking services for concert and sporting events.

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‘We must not allow marine’s actions to bring down military’s reputation’

A former soldier has said that he was “disgusted” to learn of the details of Ciaran Maxwell’s crime.

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Metropolitan Police undated handout photo of Ciaran Maxwell of Exminster, Devon

‘Alarm bells’ should have rung over Marine

Security “alarm bells” should have rung over the appearance of a Royal Marine in a Sinn Fein propaganda publication in the years before he joined the UK Armed Forces.

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Barry McGuigan leaves Antrim Court after the hearing

Antrim man ‘too drunk’ to remember punching off-duty policeman

A man from Antrim punched an off-duty policeman “three times in the head,” a court has heard.

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Scales of justice.

Alleged head of £20m drugs plot claimed he travelled to Belfast to buy shoes

The alleged head of a plot to smuggle nearly £20 million worth of cannabis into Northern Ireland said he travelled to Belfast to buy training shoes, the High Court heard today.

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Ciaran Maxwell pictured after being attacked by a gang in Larne in 2002, and the Larne Times' headline at the time. INLT-05-704-con

Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell: From sectarian assault in Larne to pleading guilty to terrorism charges

This is how the Larne Times broke the news of the 2002 assault on Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell, who yesterday pleaded guilty to terror charges at the Old Bailey.

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Suspected sheep rustling - police appeal

Suspected sheep rustling - police appeal

Police have made an appeal for information after it was reported that 19 sheep had been taken from Sealstown Road area of Newtownabbey.

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Drugs seized in Larne on Thursday night.

Drugs seized in Larne

Police have seized class B drugs from two people in Larne.

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Cannabis plant. Photo credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

‘Dealers lacing cannabis with harder drugs’, says Roy Beggs

East Antrim Ulster Unionist Party candidate Roy Beggs has warned of reports he received that cannabis is being laced with what he called “addictive Class A drugs”.

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Mid and East Antrim PCSP member Ashleigh Perry with Superintendent Ryan Henderson and Chief Inspector Stephen McCauley . INLT-05-701-con

Police pledge crackdown on scramblers in East Antrim

The PSNI have pledged to join forces with Mid and East Antrim Council and the local Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) to tackle the misuse of scramblers across the borough.

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Three due in court following cannabis farm raid

Three due in court following cannabis farm raid

Three people are expected to appear in court in Newtonards in connection with the seizure of cannabis plants worth an estimated £50,000.

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