Crime

Coroner looks into road death

Saturday July 28, 2018

The Cook Islands coroner is looking into the death of a man in a road accident earlier this week.

Man dies in smash

Friday July 27, 2018

A man in his 20s died in a road accident in Matavera on Wednesday night.

Cash thefts a concern

Wednesday July 25, 2018

The loss of thousands of dollars in recent burglaries is raising concerns over the accessibility to sizeable amounts of cash by offenders breaking into commercial premises, says Cook Islands Police Service spokesman Trevor Pitt.

Casa Del Sol owner Deon Rossouw has had enough.

An air-powered handgun was confiscated by police who called out to a domestic disturbance at Nikao on Thursday.

Theft, curfew breach arrests

Friday July 20, 2018

Police made two arrests overnight on Wednesday, with separate incidents being reported of theft and breach of curfew conditions.

Road-related violations have hit the news again after about a quarter of offences registered by the police last month turned out to be motor vehicle crashes (MVCs).

A tourist couple was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning and locked in the police cells after being charged with common assault. 

Burglaries are on the rise according to half-year crime statistics released by the Cook Islands Police Service.

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