Crime

Burglary charge reviewed

Monday October 07, 2019

A man, who has been in court for wilfully damaging his parent’s property, faces a fresh charge of burglary.

Son convicted for assaulting 76-yr-old

Thursday September 26, 2019

A man who was charged for assaulting his 76-year-old mother has been convicted and ordered to come up for sentencing in six-months’ time- if called upon.

A father has been jailed after drunkenly punching a man three times outside a nightclub, leave his victim with such bad head and face injuries that he’s still in New Zealand for medical treatment and rehabilitation.

Church attacker ‘insane’

Friday September 06, 2019

A young man accused of wounding a woman in church has pleaded not guilty on grounds of insanity.

Police believe they have made a breakthrough in solving a series of beachside smash-and-grabs thefts that created all the wrong headlines for Rarotonga.

Not new to the court system, nor the court room, young Teametua Araipu has been remanded in custody for another week.

Her lawyer Wilkie Rasmussen asked the court to bail her under the condition that she would stay with her boyfriend and not her parents.

A brawl outside the On The Rock nightclub in Avarua saw five men charged with assault, and one suffering face injuries.

Danger driving: teens flee police

Thursday August 22, 2019

A teenage was arrested on Monday night for dangerous driving and failing to stop on demand.

Don’t judge ‘P’ addicts

Monday August 19, 2019

Methamphetamine or “P” addicts are not coming forward, because they are being judged, says New Zealand’s P Pull movement.

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