Crime

Petty thievery on the rise

Wednesday March 22, 2017

Recent posts on the social website Facebook suggest petty thieving is on the rise in Rarotonga.

A 29 year old woman who appeared before Chief Justice Hugh Williams in the Cook Islands High Court last week was sentenced to 21 months in jail.

Two years in jail for unlawful sex

Wednesday March 08, 2017

A man who was charged for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl aged between 12 and 16 years has been sentenced to two years imprisonment in the Cook Islands High Court.

Stabbing case adjourned

Friday March 03, 2017

A man alleged to have been involved in a stabbing incident outside a nightclub in Avarua earlier this year is standing firm with his decision to plead not guilty.

Thirteen forbidden from driving

Thursday March 02, 2017

Over 44 callouts were made by the Cook Islands Police Service over the weekend and 13 people being forbidden from driving their vehicles after being found to be under the influence of alcohol.

A man charged with excess breath alcohol was fined $500 and disqualified from driving for 12 months when he appeared in the Cook Islands High Court on February 23.

A young shop assistant showed plenty of courage and coolness of thought when confronted by an armed robber on Monday night.

Man gets benefit of the doubt

Tuesday February 28, 2017

A man was given the “benefit of the doubt’’ when he appeared in the Cook Islands High Court last week.

Disqualified drivers fined

Friday February 17, 2017

Two people caught driving while disqualified case appeared before Justice of Peace Carmen Temata at the Cook Islands High Court this week.

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