Crime

Motorbike riders facing two big risks

Saturday October 13, 2018

Motorbike drivers and owners face increasing risks of being involved in accidents or having their bikes stolen, says the Cook Islands Police Service.

Bail for fires suspect

Saturday October 13, 2018

A 17-year-old male has appeared in the Cook Islands High Court facing three counts of arson.

Badly-behaving young people are “carving out future careers in prison”.

Boozed drivers causing carnage

Wednesday October 10, 2018

Alcohol has been the prime cause of motor vehicle crashes on Rarotonga over the past six months with court appearances by drink-driving offenders reflecting most of the charges brought by the Police Prosecution unit, says police spokesman Trevor Pitt.

Truck overturns in Arorangi

Monday October 08, 2018

The police, fire service, and an ambulance were on the scene of a crash last night in Arorangi where an unconscious male driver had to be extracted from an overturned truck.

Battling bushfires proves costly

Monday October 08, 2018

Attending multiple bushfires – often caused by negligence - is proving quite costly for the Rescue Fire Services.

Ngaa Kitai Taria pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge that resulted in the death of his 9-year-old grandchild in Aitutaki, at the High Court yesterday.

Vehicle crashes at all-time high

Thursday October 04, 2018

Cook Islands Road Safety Council is calling on the authorities to tighten the law around drink driving after motor vehicle crashes, mostly resulting from alcohol, reached an annual high in September.

Tourist robbed in Muri

Wednesday October 03, 2018

Police are hunting for two men involved in the robbery of a tourist at Muri Beach.

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