Crime

Cook Islands is planning to use aircraft to keep a watch on the northern waters amidst emerging concern of transnational crimes involving drugs taking place in our waters.

Young dad gets bail

Friday July 19, 2019

Tereanu Teava breathed a sigh of relief and smiled in the court room yesterday, after Justice of Peace Bernice Manarangi granted him bail – the culmination of a long-running saga.

Police are calling on the public not to rely on social media for justice but to report any crime to the relevant authorities.

Model of new patrol boat delivered

Wednesday July 17, 2019

A nationwide competition to name the new police patrol boat will soon be on the cards, says the police commissioner.

Gangs and meth threaten

Friday July 12, 2019

Six gang members were stopped trying to enter Cook Islands last month, as government prepares drug enforcement strategy.

Big money is being shifted across the border, and authorities are determined to crack down on it.

Several people have filed complaints about a man accused of assaulting a couple in their room at Club Raro resort.

“When people are drinking they think they’re 10-foot tall and bulletproof.”

That’s the reaction of Diane Fletcher, one of the first motorists on the scene after another horror smash on the Cook Islands’ most unforgiving stretch of road, by the Nikao seawall.

Young woman granted bail

Friday June 28, 2019

A burglary reoffender was allowed bail and given a stern warning by Justice of the Peace Bernice Manarangi at the High Court.

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