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Police notes: Incidents of note in Lurgan and Portadown

Police in Lurgan have charged a man with disorderly behaviour.

On Friday afternoon, 21 November, police received a report of a male walking in and out of moving traffic in the area of Silverwood Road.

Officers attended and found three males lighting a fire under Eastway Bridge. A 19 year old man was arrested for disorderly behaviour and later charged to appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on 17 December.

As is normal procedure the charge will be reviewed by the PPS.

*** Police in Lurgan have charged a man with drink driving.

Officers were on patrol in the Lough Road area during the early hours of Sunday morning, 23 November. They stopped a grey Volkswagen Polo and arrested the 26 year old driver following a breath test.

He has been charged with driving with excess alcohol to appear before Craigavon Magistrates’ Court on 19 December.

As is normal procedure the charge will be reviewed by the PPS.

*** Police in Portadown arrested a man for drink driving after a one vehicle collision.

At 1.35am on Monday, 24 November, police received a report of a one vehicle collision on Markethill Road, Portadown. Officers attended and found the car empty. After identifying the last registered owner, police attended and arrested a 27 year old man on suspicion of driving with excess alcohol, failing to stop, failing to remain and failing to report.

He was later released on bail pending further enquiries.

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