Crime

News for disqualified drivers

Tuesday August 18, 2015

LOCAL lawyer Mark Short says there are a few things disqualified drivers need to know, especially to lessen the possible burden of their disqualification on family members.

Busy day for High Court

Friday August 07, 2015

The Rarotonga High Court was inundated with criminal cases yesterday, with a total of 42 people making appearances.

Break-in ‘an act of evil’

Thursday July 30, 2015

A local accommodation owner is furious following an attempted break in to her guest homes last week, saying it was ‘an act of evil’.

Woman dead after road crash

Friday July 24, 2015

A young woman is understood to have died after a road accident yesterday morning in the Punanga Nui area. 

Crashes big concern for police

Saturday July 25, 2015

The Cook Islands Police Service says it is ‘very concerned’ about the growing number of crashes on Rarotonga’s roads, following three accidents in recent days, one of which took the life of a young woman.

New WOF system defended

Monday July 27, 2015

Police Commissioner Maara Tetava has hit back at criticisms raised against the new warrant of fitness testing system introduced in the Cook Islands.

An American woman caught with undeclared currency totalling $196,000 claimed her medication stopped her from correctly filling out her departure form. 

It was an emotional day in the High Court yesterday for the family of three young men killed in a serious car accident two years ago.

Police are calling for a community effort to curb crime and warn their visibility will be higher ahead of Te Maeva Nui celebrations next week. 

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