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Court full with people failing to pay fines

Friday 28 January 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

Twenty-eight people were summoned to court yesterday for failing to pay a fine.

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Man remanded in custody on unregistered firearms charges

Tuesday 25 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

Ordain Tutakiao appeared on two charges of having unregistered firearms in the Criminal Court on Thursday last week.

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In brief: Court news

Friday 21 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A man charged with careless driving has avoided a conviction after paying $4500 reparation.

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In brief: Court news

Monday 17 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A number of people facing charges in the Criminal Court at Rarotonga have had them thrown out but will remain on a watch list as they are overseas.

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Jailed for breaching multiple court orders

Friday 14 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A man facing a raft of domestic related charges has been jailed for more than two months following mounting frustration in court.

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Justice implements changes ahead of border reopening

Tuesday 11 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

Ministry of Justice Services will not be checking vaccination cards as ‘refusing services to unvaccinated may create access to justice issues’.

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JP Whitta: ‘You’re fortunate not to be facing drink driving charges’

Monday 10 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A woman convicted of careless driving and failing to report an accident has been told she is fortunate to not be facing a charge of drink-driving.

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In brief: Court news

Friday 7 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A man has spent six days in custody over the New Year break for contempt of court.

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In brief: Court news

Thursday 6 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A man who got into a verbal altercation with an off-duty police officer has been convicted and fined.

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Assault on female charge withdrawn

Thursday 6 January 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A Justice of the Peace who sought clarification on assault on female cases following appearances by two defendants in the Criminal Court in Avarua in December, presented his findings last week.

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Contempt of court brings warning from Justice of the Peace

Friday 31 December 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A man facing two contempt of court charges has been told by a Justice of the Peace he is close to going to jail.

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Lawyer and JP face off over name suppression

Wednesday 29 December 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A woman charged with assault has been given name suppression despite protests from a Justice of the Peace (JP).

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In brief: Court news

Friday 17 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

Change in order Metua John, who is currently on a community treatment order, had his conditions changed in the Criminal Court to allow him to go fishing with his father. On Thursday, lawyer Mark Short, who was filling in for Michelle Tangimama, read a letter by clinical psychologist Dr Evangelene Wong asking for the change. […]

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In brief: Court news

Tuesday 14 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

A man has had a charge of careless driving causing injury withdrawn in the Criminal Court at Avarua on Thursday.

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Man convicted for trespassing and intoxication

Monday 13 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

Araitia Araitia was convicted of being unlawfully found after being intoxicated and walking into someone’s property.

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Man pleads guilty to drunkenness in public

Monday 13 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

A man who previously claimed he was punched by police and told “shut up, this is not Fiji” changed his plea from not guilty to guilty.

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Mother of seven receives suspended sentence

Saturday 11 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

A woman was put on a two-year suspended sentence after stealing from the KAPs store in Matavera twice on one day in October.

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PM Brown, Puna seeking costs from failed private prosecution

Saturday 11 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

Prime Minister Mark Brown says he was not surprised Citizens Against Corruption’s (CAC) attempts to lay charges a second time failed.

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In brief: Court News

Saturday 11 December 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Court, National

A man has been fined and banned from driving with another man convicted of willful damage.

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Man receives 15 months prison for stealing

Friday 10 December 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Court, National

A Rarotonga man was sentenced to 15 months prison for stealing a grass cutter worth $1000, along with other items worth $741 and contempt of court.

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