Crime

Four end 2018 on serious charges

Saturday January 05, 2019

Five people spent part of the last day of 2018 in the High Court – four of them after being arrested last weekend on a variety of charges, including one male facing an allegation of rape.

A visitor to Rarotonga charged with common assault was received a $350 fine when he appeared before Justice of Peace John Whitta at the Cook Islands High Court yesterday.

The festive season might still be with us but it hasn’t stopped opportunistic thieves from taking advantage of others.

Man avoids assault penalty

Friday January 04, 2019

A man charged with assaulting a female was acquitted without conviction by the Cook Islands High Court in Rarotonga yesterday.

Police on alert as smashes mount

Thursday January 03, 2019

There will be more police checkpoints around the island this week as the Cook Islands Police Service beefs up security in a bid to prevent further accidents on Rarotonga roads.

As Christmas Day got underway on Tuesday, police dealt with several minor traffic violations and drivers “pushing the limit” with alcohol consumption.

Top cop pays homage to officers

Thursday December 27, 2018

The Cook Islands Police Service is home to some of the finest men and women, who have always carried the responsibility for the safety and security of our people, says Police Commissioner Maara Tetava.

Drink drivers continue to flout law

Saturday December 22, 2018

Drunk drivers are continuing to abuse the law on our roads, in spite of continual warnings from police.

Beaches are ‘hot’ spots

Friday December 21, 2018

Beach areas around Rarotonga are getting hot – and we’re not just talking about the weather.

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