Crime

Justice of the Peace Georgina Williams was kept busy yesterday, hearing a total of 49 cases at the Cook Islands High Court.

Cannabis fine now prison term

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Vilma Wachter has been sentenced to serve six months in prison after her original sentence was overturned on appeal from Crown Law last week.

A man being held for questioning escaped from the Cook Islands police headquarters on Saturday night.

A mounting number of accidents caused by what have been described as “selfish and reckless” drivers on the roads around Rarotonga, is attracting criticism on social media – and catching the attention of the police.

Ratu Savenaca Virivirisai appeared before Justice of the Peace John Whitta in the Cook Islands High Court on Thursday morning.

Dog handler is fully qualified

Thursday May 03, 2018

Police officer Peter Pureau joined the Cook Islands Police Service canine unit only five months ago, but he is already fully qualified after graduating from the Narcotic Detector Dog Handlers Course in New Zealand this week.

The closure of one of the two police cells at Cook Islands Police headquarters last Thursday has meant a number of offenders have had to share the only remaining cell since then.

American allowed to leave

Friday April 27, 2018

Theran Celesta Weaver III appeared before Justice of the Peace Carmen Temata yesterday in the Cook Islands High Court. The American national was stopped from flying to Los Angeles last Friday.

Man thrown from building

Monday April 23, 2018

A young Fijian national was allegedly thrown from the top level of a two-storey building on Sunday morning.

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