Crime

Male in court on 11 charges

Friday August 17, 2018

An individual facing 11 separate charges was one of 22 cases brought before Justice of the Peace Georgina Williams at the courthouse yesterday.

A police chase on Tuesday ended at Turangi with the arrest of one juvenile offender and the escape on foot of another young male.

Following a spate of burglaries in Vaimaanga, local residents are joining to put a number of measures in place to make their community safer.

Multi-vehicle smash in Tupapa

Thursday August 16, 2018

A 37-year-old man is expected to appear in court today after the car he was driving struck three vehicles in a series of accidents in Tupapa on Tuesday morning.

Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort managing director Tata Crocombe says investigators have confirmed “no suspicious circumstances” were involved in the fire which destroyed three accommodation units and a beach bar.

Busy day in court for JP

Friday August 10, 2018

Around 39 criminal cases were brought before Justice of the Peace John Whitta yesterday, including three custody and sentencing hearings.

Burglaries worry leaders

Friday August 10, 2018

The House of Ariki is concerned with the escalating rate of burglaries on Rarotonga, especially those committed by juveniles.

Quick arrest of burglary suspect

Tuesday August 07, 2018

Police detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with burglaries that occurred at two major Avarua businesses in the early hours of last Thursday.

Car crashes into roadside graveyard

Saturday August 04, 2018

Police were yesterday still investigating an accident in which a motor vehicle crashed into a roadside graveyard in Arorangi.

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