Alleged burglar accused of breaking man’s jaw

AN IRVINESTOWN man who is accused of breaking a local man’s jaw during an alleged burglary has been denied bail over fears he may leave the country. James Michael Maughan (27) of Brownhill Meadows is charged with two counts of grievous bodily harm, one count of theft, and one count of burglary. It is alleged […]

Court round-up

A 19-year-old woman who harassed her victim over a six month period and then assaulted her, has been given a three-month custodial sentence, suspended for two years. She was ordered to pay £1,000 compensation to the injured party.

Jail for man with 235 convictions

A SELF-STYLED community man and champion of local football with a total of 235 previous convictions, has been jailed for four months for disorderly behaviour and lunging at a police officer.