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Court briefs 13.03.23

Tuesday 14 March 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, Crime, National

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Court briefs 13.03.23
Cook Islands High Court. Photo: Sian Solomon/21110511

Ponipate Draunimasi Naisulu entered a guilty plea to excess breath alcohol in the Criminal Court on Thursday last week.

The court heard Naisulu drove on March 4 and recorded an alcohol breath reading of 690 micrograms per litre of breath.

Justice of the Peace John Whitta advised Naisulu legal advice was available.

Naisulu was fined $350 plus $50 court costs and disqualified from driving for 12 months.

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Teremoana Temata was also disqualified from driving for 12 months when she entered a guilty plea to drink driving on Thursday.

The court heard on February 11 she drove and had a 245 milligrams of alcohol per 100 ml of blood.

She was fined $450 plus $50 court costs, $150 for the blood analysis, and disqualified from driving for 12 months.