Crime

Young mum in 4-car crash

Thursday July 25, 2019

A 20-year-old mother can no longer drive her child to friends or to the shops, after causing a drunken smash on the main road between Avatiu and Nikao

Reoffender pleads for leniency

Tuesday June 04, 2019

A young man who has been remanded in police custody cried out seeking leniency at the High Court on Thursday.

Judge Judith Potter has sentenced Wilfred Dauvois to three years’ disqualification of his driver’s licence stating that he is a menace on the road.

Fined for ‘swerving’

Friday May 24, 2019

A 20-year-old man was yesterday fined $50 for carelessly riding a bicycle.

Tough new drink-driving laws such as immediate suspension of licence if caught driving over the alcohol limit needs a wide consultation before it can be implemented here, says police spokesperson Trevor Pitt.

A foreign worker who recently admitted to abandoning a child under the age of six in Matavera has been ordered to come up for sentencing if called upon the High Court within a year.

Customs tackles illegal imports

Thursday May 23, 2019

Two male adults were sentenced by the High Court on Wednesday after earlier pleading guilty to offences under the Customs Revenue and Boarder Protection Act 2012.

Course Neiao and Samuel Mataroa were sentenced before Judge Judith Potter at the High Court yesterday after admitting to offences relating to illegal importation.

Firearms training in Nikao

Wednesday May 22, 2019

If you hear gunshots in Nikao area today, don’t panic.

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