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Thursday 25 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 27-year-old police officer has been arrested and charged with the armed robbery of a shop at Ma’ufanga on Saturday, May 20.
Wednesday 24 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Oscar Taione (31) a fireman recruit died on Friday morning, May 19 after collapsing during a training run at Pelehake. A post mortem is expected to be held sometime this week to determine the cause of death.
Wednesday 24 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Toutai ‘Ofanoa was awarded the Baton of Honour during a graduation ceremony for Tonga Police Lola Koloamatangi Recruit Wing 44 on 18 May, at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo. He was one of 29 young men and women who joined Tonga Police ranks.
Monday 22 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 58-year-old man is reported to be in a stable condition at Vaiola Hospital after being shot at a bush allotment in Kolovai on Sunday, May 21.
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Monday 22 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested at a home in Kolomotu’a last week in possession of methamphetamine or "ice", during a search warrant executed by Tonga Police.
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Monday 22 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 33-year-old man was arrested with 45 packs of cannabis and one pack of cannabis seeds during a police search warrant at a home in Ha'akame on Friday, May 19.
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Wednesday 17 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 17-year-old boy is in Vaiola Hospital after he was shot on his upper right breast at a bush allotment in Taoa, Vava’u allegedly by an anonymous shooter, who has not been located.
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Tuesday 16 May 2017
Utah, USA
Utah Police have arrested Sione Vaitai (26), of Tongan descent, who has been on the run from Police since Friday after he allegedly stabbed his Father and Sister with a kitchen knife at their home in Sandy City, Utah. The victims were taken to hospital in critical condition but are now stabilized.
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Monday 15 May 2017

Utah, USA
Utah Police are looking for Sione Vaitai (26), of Tongan descent. He is accused of stabbing his father and sister with a kitchen knife two days ago at their home in Sandy City, Utah, USA.
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Monday 15 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 74-year-old man is alleged to have committed suicide on Wednesday, May 10 at Longolongo.
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Sunday 14 May 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
A shooting early Sunday morning at the Vava’u Lahi Night Club in Manukau, New Zealand, has left one man seriously injured with a shot in the leg. One of the walls at the nightclub was shattered.
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Tuesday 9 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight men remain in custody follow their arrests in connection with the seizure of a large haul of cannabis plants and seeds on 4 May, at six different bush allotments in Fou’i and Matahau.
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Friday 5 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A large haul of cannabis plants and seeds were seized by Tonga Police on 4 May, at six different bush allotments in Fou’i and Matahau in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 3 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vili Vaea Makineti is the 22-year-old man who drowned at sea in Tungua, Ha’apai on Saturday, April 29.
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Tuesday 2 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 24-year-old male prisoner remains hospitalized after he was found seriously injured on a road in a bush area, outside a prison compound in ‘Eua on 29 April. 'Eua Police allege he escaped.
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Monday 1 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A male prisoner who was reported missing during a head count at Sainai Prison in ‘Eua on Saturday, 29 April remains hospitalized after he was found seriously injured on a road in a bush area, outside the prison compound.
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Monday 1 May 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22-year-old man drowned at sea in Tungua, Ha’apai on Saturday, 29 April, the first drowning recorded this year in Tonga.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man who was missing at sea since Saturday was located by the RNZAF Orion aircraft at around 3:00pm today, Tupouniua Veamatahau from Holonga was spotted waving from a life raft, floating 13km South East of 'Eua island.
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Tuesday 25 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man in his 30s has been reported missing since Saturday, April 22 when he left on his small boat from Manuka on the eastern side of Tongatapu to ‘Eua.
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Tuesday 18 April 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested by Tonga Police in different locations in Nuku’alofa for possession of cannabis over the Easter weekend.
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