Crime

The sheer volume of offending dealt with by the police should “give pause” to any criticism that police officers on Rarotonga are not doing their jobs, says Cook Islands Police Service spokesman Trevor Pitt.

Five drink drivers land in court

Monday November 19, 2018

The “don’t drink and drive” message is simply still not getting through, says police spokesperson Trevor Pitt.

Police are investigating the case of an abandoned new-born-baby, allegedly found “in a field” in Turangi on Saturday morning. 

Police arrest seven in just four days…

Wednesday November 14, 2018

Police arrested seven people between last Friday and Monday.

Court order breaches

Tuesday November 13, 2018

Breaches of court orders represent a significant chunk of police prosecutions each month, says police spokesman Trevor Pitt.

When you sell a vehicle you must take care of all of the paperwork involved in the change of ownership – or the consequences could be costly.

Three arrested for contempt of court

Tuesday November 06, 2018

Police arrested a young man for being unlawfully found inside a house during the weekend and are investigating a further charge for an additional offence while in the Titikaveka property.

Commissioner of Police Maara Tetava says he will stand firm on his determination to continue in his post despite what he describes as “apparent aspertions” and doubt cast on his employment last week.

The Cook Islands Police Service says it wants to quash any rumours and speculation about two young males, charged recently with arson. 

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