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Wednesday 12 January 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police suspect that experienced thieves are recruiting young teenage boys to commit robberies in the Nuku’alofa area.
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Wednesday 12 January 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 67 year old cyclist died on New Year’s Day from injuries sustained after his bicycle collided with a vehicle on Vuna Road. Meanwhile, police statistics show that New Year was generally peaceful despite a slight increase in reported crime, and 131 arrests for drunkenness in public places.
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Tuesday 14 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Only one of the 157 drivers who were the first to be breath tested for alcohol consumption on December 13 in Nuku’alofa was found to be over the limit.
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Tuesday 7 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old British national who was found dead at a home in Lifuka, Ha’apai, last week is believed to have taken her own life.
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Tuesday 7 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The introduction of breath testing of motorists for alcohol abuse that was scheduled to start yesterday has been postponed to December 8 because breath testing equipment had not arrived from New Zealand in time.
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Friday 3 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police raids in Tonga and Australia yesterday under a transnational police investigation into illicit drugs resulted in the arrest of one person in Tongatapu and others in Australia.
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Friday 3 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The home of a member of parliament on Tongatapu was raided by police yesterday.
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Wednesday 1 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Keeping Tonga’s roads safe by reducing the level of injury and trauma caused by drunken drivers, is the aim of a new Drink Drive Law that gives the police the power to breath test all motorists on any road at any time in Tonga, starting next week on Monday December 6, 2010.
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Wednesday 1 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police in Tonga are currently investigating a candidate for overspending following a complaint lodged by the Electoral Commission in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 16 November 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police arrested a male supporter of a candidate for the coming parliamentary election in Vava’u on November 12, after it was alleged that election posters in Neiafu carried defamatory information about another candidate.
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Tuesday 2 November 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22-year-old male suspected of robbing a Chinese shop in Neiafu, Vava’u, on October 22 was arrested by police in Tongatapu last week, Deputy Commander Taniela Faletau reported.
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Tuesday 26 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over the last seven days crimes reported to police have doubled in number keeping police detectives busy tracking down offenders and making arrests.
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Tuesday 26 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police last week uncovered 250 cannabis plants cultivated on an allotment in Tongatapu, making it the biggest to have been uncovered and seized in Tonga to date.
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Tuesday 5 October 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 44-year-old man died after falling off from the first floor of the Vaiola Hospital building on Thursday, September 30, after being admitted in the early morning of the same day.
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Tuesday 28 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fraud offences in excess of $5.5 million pa’anga were reported to the Tonga Police in the first six months of the year, Police Commander, Chris Kelley.
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Wednesday 15 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 40-year-old Fijian man was found dead at in the area of the Takaunove Cemetery at Fasi on Saturday night, August 11.
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Wednesday 1 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Working together with the public to crack down on crimes in order to achieve safer communities, is the focus of a National Community Policing Coordination Centre, opened at the main Police Station compound in Longolongo on August 31.
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Tuesday 31 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A complaint under the Official Secrets Act by a Chief Executive Officer of a Government Ministry that information was being unofficially released, led police to seize four computers from the Finance ministry’s Budget Division office last week.
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Friday 27 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All four computers seized by Tonga Police from the Budget Division of Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and Planning on Monday were returned to the ministry this afternoon, August 27.
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Thursday 26 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a police raid on Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and Planning on Monday August 23 four computers were seized from the Budget Division, on the first floor of the Tonga Development Building.
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