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Court Briefs

Saturday 31 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Court briefs from July 22

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Nine months disqualification for careless driving causing injury

Saturday 31 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

In Avarua’s High Court on July 20, Odette Stanke was disqualified for driving for nine months and will be on probation for a year for careless driving causing injury.

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Drink driving lands Kiwi couple in jail

Friday 30 July 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Crime, National

A drink driving Kiwi couple landed in jail for a night and are at least $800 out of pocket following an incident in Rarotonga on Wednesday.

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Traditional therapy or indecent assault

Thursday 29 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

After a three-day trial in the High Court in Avarua, an 11-person jury will decide whether a traditional Maori healer indecently assaulted an alleged female victim or was just performing a consensual medical practice. Caleb Fotheringham reports.

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Court briefs

Friday 23 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

July 22

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Old assault charge brought back

Friday 23 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Teariki Araipu, who was earlier found guilty of assaulting a female, was sentenced to six months in prison to be served alongside the 18-month sentence he is currently serving.

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Assailants avoid prison sentence, gets warned

Wednesday 21 July 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Crime, National

Two people convicted of assault have been given stern words in the Criminal Court at Avarua.

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Lawyer Rasmussen pleads guilty

Tuesday 20 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Former Cabinet minister Wilkie Rasmussen has entered a guilty plea to attempting to pervert the course of justice.

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Court Briefs

Friday 16 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Court briefs for the week of July 15, 2021.

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Court Briefs

Thursday 15 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Court briefs for the week of July 5, 2021

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‘Intoxicated’ person charged with breaking police property

Thursday 15 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Jordan Glover accused of damaging a police Perspex screen at the Avarua Police Station says the property didn’t belong to the police in the first place.

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Three weeks prison for repeat domestic violence offender

Wednesday 14 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

A repeat domestic violence offender avoided a multiple year sentence and will spend three weeks in prison and a year on probation for assaulting his partner.

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New laptops to aid police investigative legwork

Wednesday 14 July 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Crime, National

A consignment of computer equipment landed at the Cook Islands police headquarters on Tuesday, injecting a much needed boost into investigative capacity.

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Three years in jail for cannabis

Tuesday 13 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

A man with eight different medical conditions will spend three years in prison for cannabis-related charges.

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Court briefs

Monday 12 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Court briefs for the week of July 5, 2021

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Jailed for domestic violence

Saturday 10 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

A man who committed a “severe domestic violence incident” with two attempts of strangulation will spend five and a half years in prison.

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Court news

Thursday 8 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Roundup from Cook Islands High Court.

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Sentencing adjourned for the second time

Wednesday 7 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

A man found guilty of assault against a female has had his sentencing adjourned a second time because his criminal record remains unclear.

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Court briefs

Tuesday 6 July 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Roundup from last week's sitting of the Cook Islands High Court.

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Ongoing concerns with drink driving as three crashes recorded over weekend

Monday 5 July 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Crime, National

Police dealt with three separate motor vehicle and bike crashes over the weekend as drink driving continues to be a concern on Rarotonga roads.

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