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first_imgMoBay’s Champions League hopes in tatters WASHINGTON, DC (CMC): Montego Bay United suffered their second straight defeat in the CONCACAF Champions League when they went down 3-0 to powerhouses DC United here Tuesday night. A first-half goal from Miguel Aguilar and strikes from Kofi Opare and substitute Conor Doyle in the second half were enough to quell the threat from the Jamaican outfit at the at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. Montego Bay are now without a point or a goal from two games in Group H after losing their opener earlier this month, 3-0 to Arabe Unido from Panama. DC, meanwhile, are a perfect two-from-two and head the group with six points. With the defeat, Montego Bay face an uphill battle to remain in the competition. They must win their remaining games and hope Arabe beat DC. Everton advance in League Cup BARNSLEY, England (AP): Everton needed extra time to beat third-tier Barnsley 5-3 and reach the third round of the League Cup yesterday in another high-scoring game in the competition. Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku’s 78th-minute goal took the game into extra time at 3-3 as Everton recovered from going 2-0 down after 28 minutes. An own goal and Lukaku’s second goal of the match secured Everton a match against second-tier Reading. Sunderland’s 6-3 win over Exeter was the highlight on Tuesday, when the other second-round games were played. Defender John Stones, a reported transfer target of Chelsea, played the full 120 minutes for Everton. “I thought that John Stones was incredible under enormous pressure,” Everton manager Roberto Martinez said. “I think that the authorities need to look at what has gone on.” United back in Champions League MANCHESTER, England (AP): Manchester United had double reason to celebrate yesterday – the team is back in the Champions League group stage and star striker Wayne Rooney is scoring again. Rooney ended a drought of 10 games without a goal stretching back to April 4 with a hat-trick in United’s 4-0 win at Bruges, helping the English club to a 7-1 victory on aggregate. While the Champions League welcomed back one of the continent’s biggest names and a three-time European champion, a club with a very different pedigree also advanced. Formed six years ago and in just their third season in European competition, FC Astana became the first team from Kazakhstan to qualify for the group stage after drawing 1-1 at APOEL Nicosia for a 2-1 aggregate win. Nemanja Maksimovic’s goal in the 84th proved decisive for Astana, a team backed by Kazkahstan’s sovereign-wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna and the most remote of all the clubs in the group stage. Other teams to qualify for today’s group-stage draw were Bayer Leverkusen, CSKA Moscow and BATE Borisov of Belarus. Leverkusen beat Lazio 3-0 to advance 3-1 on aggregate and leave Italy with only two teams in the Champions League again. An 85th-minute goal from Ahmed Musa clinched CSKA Moscow a 3-1 win over Sporting Lisbon and a 4-3 victory on aggregate, while BATE advanced on away goals after losing 2-1 at Partizan Belgrade for 2-2 overall.last_img read more

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Natural Gas Exploration

first_imgThe June sale of oil and gas drilling rights in Northeast BC is scheduled for tomorrow and, expectations are running high, it could set another monthly record. Six of the ten best sales in provincial history have been recorded, in the past twelve months and, last month’s set the current record, at 441 million dollars.- Advertisement -Much of the industry interest in Northeastern BC is being fuelled, by the shale gas play, in the remote Horn River basin, north of Fort Nelson.Advertisement Yesterday EnCana, one of the key exploration players in the region, put some numbers behind the reserve speculation.The country’s largest gas producer says, it could eventually produce one billion cubic feet of gas per day.That’s enough to heat five million Canadian homes for a year and, the equivalent of about 170 thousand barrels of oil…bigger than most oil sands mines.However, infrastructure barely exists in the region and, vehicular access is often restricted to a short winter period, when the muskeg is frozen.Thus, there is no question that will play a major role, in the development of the area.last_img read more

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Canadian Women’s Amateur – Final Day – Dreher makes headway

first_imgThe final day at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championships is now in the books, and while it was super-tight coming into the day, Stacey Keating of Victoria, Australia got the best of it. She shot a 2 under 70 today, to take her to 3 under for the tourney, and the title of Canadian Amateur Champion. Iin fact she was the only golfer to finish under par after four rounds.Barrie Ontario’s Stephanie Sherlock came second at an even par 288.Fort St. John’s Kirby Dreher came into the day at 9 over par. She had a great last day, shooting a 5 under 67 that was the best score of the day, and shot her into 6th place overall.- Advertisement -Now, would her final day charge be enough to help Team B.C. win the interprovincial battle? Absolutely it would. In fact, the entire B.C. team had a good day; they came in trailing Ontario by 4 strokes, and in the end B.C. won it with a score of 7 over. That was 4 strokes ahead of Ontario, while Quebec came in third.last_img read more

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Liverpool legends Hypia, Barnes to visit Kenya

first_imgWhile it will be Hypia and Smicer’s first time in Nairobi, Barnes will feel at home as he has already visited Kenya’s capital twice before for the annual ‘Road to Anfield’ tournament including the one in 2016 that was won by the Capital FM football team.“For Reds in Kenya, LFC World Nairobi is the place to be. We know not all our fans can make it to Anfield, so this is our way of bringing Anfield closer to them. We can’t wait to meet everyone, it’s going to be a fantastic weekend,” said Hyypia.Hypia played for Liverpool for a decade between 199 and 2009 and was part of the famous Liverpool team that came from three goals down to tie 3-3 with AC Milan in the 2004/05 UEFA Champions League, winning 3-2 on penalties.Smicer who turned out for the Reds from 199-2005 played a huge role in that comeback, scoring the second goal for Liverpool in regulation time and scored the fourth penalty in the shoot-out that consequently handed them the title.Smicer who turned out for the Reds from 199-2005 played a huge role in that comeback, scoring the second goal for Liverpool in regulation time and scored the fourth penalty in the shoot-out that consequently handed them the title.Now in its third season, LFC World presented by the club’s main sponsors Standard Chartered has already visited nine countries across the globe, bringing a truly authentic LFC experience to thousands of Reds.Within the Hub, Liverpool fans will be able to have their very own taste of Anfield with recreations of iconic landmarks such as the Shankly Gates, This Is Anfield sign and LFC World’s very own version of that special Anfield dressing room where fans can sit under the shirts of their favourite LFC players.Supporters also have the opportunity to have their photo taken with one of the most iconic trophies in world football – the Champions League Trophy.Not only can dedicated Reds supporters take part in all these free LFC activities, but they can also share the Anfield atmosphere at a free-to-attend viewing party on Sunday February 24 at the LFC World Hub, where they will watch Liverpool take on Manchester United.Alongside providing fun, interactive activities for fans to get closer to their heroes, the club will also be supporting the development of football coaching and education in the area.The Standard Chartered management team led by CEO Lamin Manjang (second left), during the launch of the 2018 edition at the bank’s headquarters in Nairobi on February 13, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluLiverpool FC will be delivering a series of coach education initiatives, which will be based around the coaching curriculum taught at the club’s Academy.The sessions will focus on both developing the skills of young players and improving coaching standards in Nairobi.Lamin Manjang, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya, said: “Standard Chartered has been Liverpool FC’s main club sponsor since 2010, and in Kenya, we celebrated this by launching our first 5-a-side football tournament in 2013 – ‘The Road to Anfield’.“Through this partnership, we have rolled out several brand awareness activities across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. As a Bank that puts clients at the centre of everything that we do, it is our commitment to provide only the best experiences to our clients.”“I believe bringing LFC Legends, the interactive experience from one of the world’s best football clubs, and soccer clinics targeting young budding talents, would be the perfect testament of our commitment.”-Additional report from LFC website0Shares0000(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Hypia played for Liverpool for a decade between 199 and 2009 and was part of the famous Liverpool team that came from three goals down to tie 3-3 with AC Milan in the 2004/05 UEFA Champions League, winning 3-2 on penalties.NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 9 – Liverpool legends John Barnes, Sami Hypia and Vladmir Smicer are set for a two-day visit to the country ahead of the 10th stop of the ‘LFC World’ extravaganza, a celebration of sorts that looks to give the Reds fans all over the world a taste of Anfield away from Anfield.The free, two-day fan experience scheduled for February 23 and 24 will see the creation of an LFC World Hub at St Mary’s School in Nairobi.last_img read more

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Manchester United fans react to Memphis Depay replacing Anthony Martial

first_img Memphis Depay Manchester United fans’ worst fears were realised on Tuesday night as images of Anthony Martial limping out of Wembley on crutches emerged.The former Monaco man injured his foot during England’s 2-0 win over France and Martial is a major doubt for the weekend’s match away to Watford.His expected absence will leave Louis van Gaal scratching his head, with it likely that the out of form Memphis Depay will return to the starting XI in Martial’s place.While some Red Devils fans are hoping Memphis uses this as the perfect opportunity to rediscover his PSV Eindhoven form, many are left wishing it was the Dutchman who was out injured.See the best reaction from social media below … 1last_img read more

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DOUBLE FRUSTRATION FOR MANY DONEGAL FANS AS THEY ARE CLAMPED AT CROKER

first_imgIt was frustration on the double for some Donegal fans yesterday as they fell foul of Dublin city clampers.Donegal fans on Hill 16 for yesterday’s final.At least 21 cars were clamped – with almost half of them decked in Donegal colours.The cars were spotted in and around the stadium during the All-Ireland football final. Six cars were clamped on Glendalough Road, one of which was covered in Donegal flags.On Iona Drive three cars were illegally parked with one of them carrying Donegal banners.On St Joseph’s Street four cars got clamped – all of which came from Donegal.And on Crawford Avenue three cars had clamps on them, again all belonging to yesterday’s All-Ireland’s runner-ups. Three other clamped vehicles were seen around the vicinity of the stadium.Dublin City Council warned GAA fans ahead of the game that parking was limited in the residential area of Croke Park.“The area is monitored by Dublin City Council Parking Enforcement and illegally parked cars may be clamped or towed away,” said the authority.The council was unable to provide exact figures on the total numbers of vehicles that were clamped yesterday. DOUBLE FRUSTRATION FOR MANY DONEGAL FANS AS THEY ARE CLAMPED AT CROKER was last modified: September 22nd, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:carsclampersCroke Parkdonegallast_img read more

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EXCITING NEW ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ‘THE BASE’ IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

first_imgAn exciting new enterprise development called ‘The Base’, which is the brainchild of representatives of BASICC Ltd is now open for business.Historically the Railway Road was a hive of business activity, particularly from the period of the 1860’s to the 1940’s which connected the towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar with other parts of the country.However, seventy-years on the Railway Road has now been put firmly back on the map thanks to this innovative new development. In 2006 a group of innovative, determined and driven individuals came together to form a community company now known as BASICC (Ballybofey and Stranorlar Integrated Community Company) Ltd.The primary objective and aim of BASICC was to address the social, economic and environmental needs the local area required.BASICC identified that an enterprise centre would be crucial to supporting enterprise development and this became a focus for the group.Through extensive work with partners and funders BASICC secured substantial financial support in order to build ‘The BASE’ Enterprise Centre. The project is funded by the International Fund for Ireland [IFI], Donegal County Council, Enterprise Ireland and by the EU’s INTERREG IVA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.Thanks to this new creation, the Railway Road is now a hub of activity again with much to offer.Some of the businesses in the locality are, the Finn Valley Leisure centre, Finn Community Childcare Centre and the new Finn Harps FC stadium which is currently under construction, and now ‘The BASE’.The BASE comprises over 19,000 square foot of prime space on three floors.This space has been thoughtfully designed to enable business development and growth with dedicated hot desk and start-up space, flexible arrangements, offices and units of various sizes, training facilities, Free Wi-Fi in designated areas, free parking, bright communal spaces and a range of meeting rooms. As well as attracting new business to the area ‘The BASE’ will support existing local businesses by working directly with local business owners and managers.Enterprise Centres are a proven means of generating economic growth.Research carried out on behalf of the National Association of Community Enterprise Centres (NACEC) estimates that 1,133 businesses would not have started if their local enterprise centre did not exist (data taken from 76 centres surveyed in July 2013).The BASE is located in the heart of The County, only 20 minutes’ drive from Letterkenny and Donegal Town, and close to a number of key urban centres in Northern Ireland (Derry, 50km, Strabane, 22km and Omagh 45km). The BASE is within walking distance of the Finn Valley Leisure Centre and dedicated childcare facilities.Kieran Doherty, chairperson for Ballybofey and Stranorlar Integrated Community Company (BASICC) told Donegal Daily, “This is a really exciting time for everyone involved, the centre is a great example of what can be achieved when we all work together.“BASICC was formed in 2006 to address the social, economic and environmental needs of the local area.“We identified from a very early stage that an enterprise centre would be crucial to enabling enterprise development and that it was fundamental in providing connectivity to international opportunities.“This became a focus for us and through work with our partners and funders we now have ‘The BASE’ and a new chapter for enterprise development in this area, he concluded.The ethos at The BASE is one of positive change, energy and enthusiasm.Management and Staff are dedicated to working with occupants and users to overcome barriers, identify opportunities and achieve success.If you would like to arrange a tour of The BASE or to find out more contact:Donna Maskery, Enterprise Centre ManagerTel: 087 607 5555Email: manager@thebaseenterprise.ieWebsite: www.thebaseenterprise.ieThe project is funded by the International Fund for Ireland [IFI], Donegal County Council, Enterprise Ireland and by the EU’s INTERREG IVA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.EXCITING NEW ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ‘THE BASE’ IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS was last modified: November 6th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BASICC LtdBusinessDevelopmentEnterpriseFaeturesnewsPRThe Baselast_img read more

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TIR CHONAILL HARPS GAA CLUB TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR DONEGAL HOSPICE

first_imgTir Chonaill Harps GAA club in Glasgow are organising a fundraiser this weekend to help raise much needed finance in aid of the Donegal Hospice.The Donegal Hospice provides extraordinary care for terminally ill patients – and provides great comfort to patients and their families in the most trying of circumstances. Donegal has always had strong links to Glasgow, and this weekend a huge crowd of the Donegal diaspora now based in Scotland are set to attend the event.The event will be held at The Kings-Park Hotel, this Friday night with music kicking off at 9pm.Mark Boyce and friends will be providing the music, and organisers are also delighted to announce that Ann ‘Biddy’ McConigley has also agreed to perform at the fundraiser this weekend.Tickets for the event are £10 – and it promises to be a great night. Donegal man Maurice Friel who has been working in the construction industry in Glasgow for decades has helped organise the event.Friel told Donegal Daily, “It should be a great night’s entertainment, and we’re delighted with the musical line-up we’ve been able to get.“The Donegal Hospice does such incredible work and the service and care they provide is second to none.“Tickets are just £10, and as I said it’ll be a great night, so I’m hoping we have a bumper crowd and we raise a good amount for a wonderful organisation which is the Donegal Hospice.TIR CHONAILL HARPS GAA CLUB TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR DONEGAL HOSPICE was last modified: February 24th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:charityDANCEdonegal hospiceFeaturesfundraisernewsticketslast_img read more

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LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NOTES

first_imgRAPHOE NOTES10 YEAR CELEBRATIONS The Family Resource Centre’s 10 year celebrations come to an end on Tuesday 26th June with a number of events taking place leading up to and on the day to mark the occasion:-26th June:11.00am-12.30pm –Teddy Bears Picnic on the green at Castle Grove (beside Springboard)1.00pm-3.00pm –Donegal Citizen’s Information Service will be in the Family Resource Centre to answer your queries on back to school allowances, medical cards etc. No appointment necessary. This is a free and confidential service. 2.00pm-4.00pm –Tea Dance in the Family Resource Centre.6.30pm-9.00pm –Outdoor Car Boot Sale in the Diamond. This will be an excellent chance to clear out your attic or garage of unwanted items, such as homeware, bric-a-brac, toys, games, electrical equipment, second-hand books etc. Home baking, homemade jams and fresh produce are also welcome. It will also be a great opportunity for local community groups to raise funds for their organisation. There will be a limited number of tables which will cost €10.00 to hire. For further information and to book a table please contact 074 9145796. It is the policy of Raphoe Family Resource not to promote or support the sale of any items or goods which are unauthorised or which breach copyright or trading standards.7.00pm –Live music in the Diamond with local artists, Fox ‘n’ Crew Dance Showcase, Balloon Sculpting, Face-Painting, Lucky Dip and Novelty Games!!7.30pm -5K Road Race and Fun Walk in association with Lifford A.C. The 5k is part of Donegal Co. Athletics Board’s Grand Prix event. Registration will take place in the Family Resource Centre from 6.00pm onwards. You can also register by sending us an e-mail to raphoe5k@hotmail.co.uk. Registration fee £8.00/€10.00.A number of people will be taking part in the Fun Walk, which begins as soon as the runners have set out, to raise funds for Raphoe “Meals on Wheels” so if you would like to sponsor any of these walkers please contact Rose Lynch on 0868338728 for more details.The 5K and the Fun Walk will take a different course from last year. The starting line will be outside the Presbyterian Church Hall, Meetinghouse Street with the race proceeding down through the Diamond towards Lifford, taking in 2 laps of the “Racecourse” and finishing outside the Allied Irish Bank in the Diamond. We would ask motorists to please co-operate with stewards who will be on traffic management duties. Good Luck to all the runners and walkers! Shop Window Treasure Hunt:Throughout the day of 26th June individuals and families can take part on foot in a shop window treasure hunt where all of the clues and be found in local shop windows. If you would like to take part just call into the Family Resource Centre at any time on the 26th June (closing time for entries is 8.00pm)AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMMEThe Afterschool programme, including the Youth Café has now closed for the summer and will resume again in early September. We look forward to seeing the young people during the summer project. (Please see registration details below) Raphoe Integrated Summer Project:Raphoe Family Resource Centre and Springboard Family Support Project are currently putting the final touches to their 2012 Summer Programme. The Summer Programme will take place from 16th July – 27th July. Registration will take place on Tuesday the 3rd July at 11am in Springboard Family Support Project and at 6pm in the Family Resource Centre. The cost for the Summer Programme is €5 for 1 child, €8.00 for 2 children and €10 for three children or more. PLEASE NOTE: LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE. PARENTS CAN ONLY REGISTER THEIR OWN CHILD/ CHILDREN.ThanksNow that the afterschool programme has finished for the summer, the Family Resource Centre would like to thank Melissa Laird for all of her help and support over the past few months. Melissa has kindly agreed to make herself available for the summer project.CONGRATULATIONSCongratulations to Claire and Frank Laird, Raphoe who celebrated their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary this week, from all your family and friends.RUNNING GROUPThe new running group is continuing in Raphoe every Monday, meeting at Royal and Prior school car park at 7 pm. This group is suitable for beginners and intermediate runners. Fee: €3 per person per session. For more information contact Gerard mc Granaghan at 0862117980.AFTERNOON TEA DANCEAn Afternoon Tea Dance will be held in the Highland Hotel, Glenties on Thursday 28th June from 12.00pm- 3.00pm. Music by Eamon Brogan and light refreshments will be served. It is only €5 and all proceeds are in aid of Dementia Aware Donegal. Contact Diane Donnelly on 087 2770103.BOXERCISEMixed Boxercise Fitness Class in the Cathedral Hall, Raphoe. Thursday6-7pm. Suitable for all fitness levels and age groups (16+). Female Instructor. Excellent all over body workout, which burns between 400-900 calories in one hr session? For more information contact 086 3238437.SELF MANAGEMENT COURSEHSE are providing a self management course for people with long term conditions and Carers of people with long term conditions that promote self care. Self care means looking after yourself and your general health so that you can manage your life and not just your condition. The course is free of charge and is run over six weekly sessions, each lasting 2 ½ hours. Courses are being provided across the county. If you would like some more information on this course or would like to book a place on a course, you can contact the HSE Consumer Services Department on 9189016 or email paula.quinn@hse.ie. All enquiries are welcome.RAPHOE FRIDAY SENIORS CLUB:Raphoe Friday Seniors Club meets every Friday in the Volt House Hall from 10.30am until 1pm. Come along and enjoy the tea and craic. New members welcome. For further information please call the Volt House on 9173966 or just call in any Friday. You will be very welcome.RAPHOE BOXING CLUBCongratulations from Raphoe Boxing Club to Peter O’ Donnell on his selection to be manager of an Irish Team that is heading to Russia on the 5th July for sixteen days. Peter has been a great servant to Raphoe Boxing Club and to Donegal Boxing and National boxing in the past thirty years. His hard work has been acknowledged by the Irish Amateur Boxing Association for his dedication to the sport. Raphoe Boxing Club wishes Peter well on his travels.The Club is now closed for the summer break and will re-open in Mid August when all new and former members will be very welcome along.Community News or Items of Interest for the “Raphoe People” may be emailed to Harriet at volthouse@eircom.net or to Lisa at raphoetidy@eircom.net Thank You.Please note that all notes should be placed in the box provided in Raphoe Post Office by a Thursday before 4.00 p.m. or alternatively can be dropped into Raphoe Family Resource Centre or e-mailed to raphoefrc@eircom.net every Thursday to meet the print deadline.LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NOTES was last modified: June 22nd, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:RAPHOE LOCAL NOTESlast_img read more

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Five suspects arrested in cops’ bike sting

first_imgPALMDALE – Five people were arrested Thursday in an anti-theft sting in which sheriff’s deputies left an expensive bicycle at a park, on a sidewalk, outside liquor stores and elsewhere and watched to see whether anybody would take it. Four men, ages 20 to 58, were arrested on suspicion of grand theft and a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of receiving stolen property over the 4“-hour operation, officials said. “When you find something, you can’t just claim it’s yours,” said Sgt. Kyle Bistline, who leads the Palmdale Partners Against Crime Unit. The mountain bicycle, worth nearly $3,000, was taken twice from Courson Park and once from the sidewalk outside the Palmdale Playhouse, next door to the Palmdale sheriff’s station. In some other locations, it was left alone, Bistline said. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake In one case, a man picked up the bicycle and put it in the back of his pickup truck. When deputies stopped him, he said he was driving it to the sheriff’s station to turn it in. He was not arrested. Burglaries and thefts increase every holiday because there are more opportunities for thefts, Bistline said. “During the holidays, you’ve got a lot of people who are opportunistic burglars,” Bistline said. “You’ve got people walking across parking lots with bags of gifts. You’ve got cars full of gifts.” The bicycle sting was part of one of the Partners Against Crime Unit’s regular “saturation” patrols. Including the bicycle sting arrests, the unit arrested 15 people Thursday. Six of the arrests came at an apartment complex on East Avenue R where deputies went looking for a man wanted on an arrest warrant. That man wasn’t home, but deputies noticed graffiti around the complex and started asking questions, Bistline said. That resulted in the arrests of two men, ages 19 and 20, and a teenage boy on suspicion of felony vandalism. The three are suspected of painting other graffiti around Palmdale, Bistline said. A man and woman who came out of the apartment where deputies had gone looking for the first man were arrested after they interfered as deputies were talking to one of the graffiti suspects, Bistline said. The woman, 19, was also arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs. A 44-year-old man was arrested at the apartment after deputies checked his identification and found out he was wanted on fraud warrants from Iowa and Florida. Other arrests were for fraud, burglary and on traffic warrants. — Charles F. Bostwick, (661) 267-5742 chuck.bostwick@dailynews.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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