Crime

Assaults top court charges

Friday August 12, 2016

Thirty-six matters were brought before Justice of the Peace John Whitta in the Cook Islands High Court on August 11.

Seven people appeared on criminal charges before Justice of Peace Georgina Williams in the Cook Islands Court on July 28.

An Arorangi resident says a high-risk prison escapee drew a weapon on him after being confronted for stealing the resident’s motorbike.

A FATHER has been sentenced with a fine of a court fee of $30 at the Cook Islands High Court for breaching an interim non-molestation order.

TAINA Ngametua Timoti was sentenced to six months imprisonment and ordered to pay a total of $6165.00 in costs when she appeared before Justice Hugh Williams on driving charges in the High Court earlier this month.

A nephew of prime minister Henry Puna has been jailed for 20 months in New Zealand after being caught seeking out young women in shopping malls and filming up their skirts.

Warnings on the dangers of drink-driving seem to be falling on deaf ears, says Police Commissioner Maara Tetava.

Police are still investigating the two rape cases, including an alleged brutal rape, which took place in Rarotonga last month.

Police confiscate 22 vehicles

Monday April 18, 2016

Twenty-two people were forbidden from driving and had their vehicles confiscated by the police over the weekend.

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