Stories By Paul Higgins
Newry/ 6 months ago
Fears raised over war between rival Newry and south Armagh drug gangs as woman denied bail
Fears have been raised over an “ongoing feud” between drug gangs in Newry and south Armagh. The claim was made by...
South Armagh/ 6 months ago
Jonesborough accountant for drug smuggling gang facing jail in New Year
A Jonesborough accountant for a drug smuggling gang has been warned he faces the prospect of jail in the New Year....
Keady/ 6 months ago
PPS to appeal ‘unduly lenient’ 13-year term handed down to baby Hunter McGleenon killer
The PPS are to appeal as “unduly lenient” the 13 year minimum tariff handed down to an illegal immigrant who killed...
Portadown/ 6 months ago
Portadown man who sold pirate TV packages will be paying it off for next five years
An ex soldier who was selling pirate TV packages will be paying for it for the next five years, a judge...
Newry/ 6 months ago
Construction company and council in court over electrician’s death in Slieve Guillion Forest Park
A construction company and district council have been charged with offences arising from the death of an electrician who was killed...
Camlough/ 6 months ago
Camlough man accused of trying to stab brother remanded in custody
A Camlough man has been remanded into custody accused of trying to stab his brother. Ronan Treanor was charged with assault,...
Armagh/ 7 months ago
Armagh police officer denies hitting man across head with baton
An Armagh police officer has denied inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent on a man who was struck to the head...
Lurgan/ 7 months ago
Lurgan plumber who broke uncle’s jaw in fight outside shop spared jail
A man who left his uncle with broken jaw narrowly escaped going to jail today (Wednesday). Although Aaron Haughey was handed...
Markethill/ 7 months ago
Alleged drug dealer driving ‘naked from waist down’ when he rammed police car, court hears
An alleged drug dealer was driving “naked from the waist down” when he rammed a police vehicle with his van, a...
Lurgan/ 8 months ago
Alleged child rapist weeps in court as judge refuses to grant him bail
An alleged child rapist wept in court on Monday as a judge refused to grant him bail. When District Judge Rosie...
Bessbrook/ 8 months ago
Bessbrook man accused of having £450k coke gets bail change for ‘final night’ with partner
A County Armagh man accused of having cocaine worth close to half a million pounds has had his bail varied to...
Craigavon/ 8 months ago
Keady priest accused of voyeurism in shopping centre has stepped down, court hears
A Keady priest accused of voyeurism has had to “step down from his role”, a court heard today (Friday). Defence solicitor...