Charges of careless driving causing bodily injury and driving with excess breath alcohol resulted in 21-year-old Norma Tairi being convicted and sentenced to 12 months’ probation when she appeared before Justice Dame Judith Potter in the High Court last week.
A Ngatangiia resident who pleaded guilty to charges of possessing Class C drug and a utensil for drug use, was fined $500 plus $30 court costs when she appeared in the High Court before Justice Dame Judith Potter on Friday, June 22.
A man sentenced to 12 months’ probation for fraudulently using someone else’s cheque for $950, apologised for the offence, but said it had given him ‘the best Christmas ever’.
Rarotonga drivers are continuing put their lives and the lives of others in danger by ignoring police warnings and road safety campaigns, says Acting Inspector Rebecca Hosking-Ellis of the Cook Islands Police Service.
Police are cracking down on motor safety with a new regime aimed at raising the requirements needed for a warrant of fitness (WOF).