With the busy festive season fast approaching, Cook Islands police are asking locals to take extra care on the roads around Rarotonga.
Eleven jurors last week found Clark Iona guilty on two charges of indecent assault on a girl under 12, and not guilty on a third similar charge.
A man facing 11 dishonesty charges pleaded guilty to all of the offences in the Avarua High Court last week.
The High Court was packed with a magnitude of defendants last week, who all appeared before Justice of the Peace Georgina Williams. Charges ranged from contempt of court, to dangerous driving causing injury and assault on a female.
A jury of eight women and four men are deciding the fate of a young man charged with indecent assault this week during a criminal jury trial that began on Monday, on the first day of a two-week High Court session.