Crime

Fined for ‘swerving’

Friday May 24, 2019

A 20-year-old man was yesterday fined $50 for carelessly riding a bicycle.

Tough new drink-driving laws such as immediate suspension of licence if caught driving over the alcohol limit needs a wide consultation before it can be implemented here, says police spokesperson Trevor Pitt.

A foreign worker who recently admitted to abandoning a child under the age of six in Matavera has been ordered to come up for sentencing if called upon the High Court within a year.

Customs tackles illegal imports

Thursday May 23, 2019

Two male adults were sentenced by the High Court on Wednesday after earlier pleading guilty to offences under the Customs Revenue and Boarder Protection Act 2012.

Course Neiao and Samuel Mataroa were sentenced before Judge Judith Potter at the High Court yesterday after admitting to offences relating to illegal importation.

Firearms training in Nikao

Wednesday May 22, 2019

If you hear gunshots in Nikao area today, don’t panic.

Notorious reoffender Wilfred Dauvois has pleaded not guilty to a charge of rape that he is alleged to have committed last year.

Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) is arguing that the High Court does not have the jurisdiction to deal with a claim filed against them.

18-months probation

Friday May 17, 2019

Tony Tou has been sentenced to 18-months probation on a charge of theft as a servant.

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