Police are calling for road users to change their “inconsiderate attitudes” when driving, as accidents and the number of people apprehended for driving over the breath-alcohol limit continue to grow.
The Outlaws motorcycle gang member who was refused entry to the Cook Islands late last month was intercepted as part of a joint effort from New Zealand authorities and the Pacific Transnational Crimes Coordination Unit based in Samoa, says principal immigration officer Kairangi Samuela.
Police suspect a batch of low-priced cigarettes and tobacco may appear on the ‘black market’ following a haul of several brands in the break-in of a local store this week.
A patched member of the New Zealand-based Outlaw motorcycle gang with a list of serious convictions was refused entry into the Cook Islands at Rarotonga Airport last week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI) has revealed.
A spate of burglaries over the last week has affected both local residents and visitors, a Cook Islands Police Service spokesman says.