Crime

Penrhyn ‘theft’ charges dismissed

Friday 7 May 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

In the High Court yesterday the prosecution withdrew charges against Kanea Turama for allegedly stealing $7718 of public money from Penrhyn island’s energy division.

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Court briefs for week of April 26

Saturday 1 May 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Crime, National

A weekly roundup of cases heard in Cook Islands Court.

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Rape accused granted bail

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

A man charged with allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl living in his home has been granted bail yesterday in the High Court.

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Man faces injuring with intent charge

Wednesday 28 April 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Three people arrested by police over the last four days are expected to appear in court Wednesday, including a man facing a rape charge.

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Stabbed or fell? Police investigate

Monday 26 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Crime, National

Police are investigating an alleged stabbing incident that occurred in Arorangi over the weekend.

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Guilty plea for careless driving and excess blood alcohol

Tuesday 20 April 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime

In the High Court yesterday Marie Teranea Mataurarii Woonton’s charge of careless driving causing injury was downgraded to careless driving.

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Driver arrested and charged

Monday 19 April 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Crime

The weekend got off to a smashing start when a car ploughed into the front of an Arorangi bar, early Saturday morning.

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$50 fine for driving while disqualified

Monday 19 April 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime

Noah Davey was convicted and fined $50 in the High Court on Thursday for driving while disqualified.

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Guilty pleas for theft and conspiring to defraud

Monday 19 April 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime

Daniel Nooenua Thompson and Ngariki-E-Tini Thompson both entered a guilty plea of conspiring to defraud and theft as a servant when they appeared in the High Court in Avarua on Thursday.

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Invalid search warrant, claims defence in drug case

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

Cannabis packed into two PVC pipes was found with an invalid search warrant, a defence lawyer has told the High Court.

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Opposition demands action on cabinet MP after release of audit report

Monday 12 April 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Crime, National

The Leader of the Opposition says there must be repercussions on Minister of Corrective Services George Maggie Angene and his CEO following the findings of an audit report that looked into a work release arrangement from prison for a convicted child killer.

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Police receive added boost to sea surveillance abilities

Friday 9 April 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Crime, National

Cook Islands Police Service Maritime Division has received an added boost with new electronic equipment to advance its technical capability in surveillance operations.

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Four bailed ‘on the strictest of conditions’

Tuesday 6 April 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime

Four men facing charges of money laundering and selling cannabis have been granted bail after three submissions.

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Motorists warned

Saturday 3 April 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Crime

Police officers will not tolerate any bad behaviour in public during this Easter long weekend.

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50 years of women in policing

Sunday 28 March 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Crime, Features, National, Weekend

Fifty years ago, two young women Jane Tauariki Tuavera and Makirua Luka graduated in the Cook Islands Police on March 29th 1971 – they paved the way for women policing in the country.

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Six-year jail sentence for indecent assault

Saturday 27 March 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Re-offender, Tapuni Tangatapoto has been sentenced to six years in jail for two acts of indecent assault against a 10-year-old.

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Three months jail for breaching probation

Friday 26 March 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

A Rarotonga man has been sentenced to three months imprisonment for breaching his probation three times.

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Man found guilty of two acts of indecent assault

Wednesday 24 March 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

Chief Justice Sir Hugh Williams QC says prison time “is likely” for a re-offender found guilty of two acts of indecent assault.

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Fraud charge withdrawn as police had no evidence

Tuesday 23 March 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

A 73-year-old French national had fraud charge brought against him dropped after police failed to present evidence to proceed with the charge.

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Middle-aged man accused of two acts of indecent assault

Tuesday 23 March 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Crime, National

A middle-aged man appeared in the High Court yesterday charged with two acts of indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 12.

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