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Wednesday 24 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rodney Tomasi was acquitted of possessing the illicit drug cannabis because evidence of a search was inadmissible, and a further charge offering a bribe to Police Officers was unproven, ruled the Supreme Court on July 17.
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Tuesday 2 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 42-year-old male teacher who was arrested last week in the seizure of cannabis plants at ‘Eua High School has been charged with cultivation.
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Thursday 27 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police disrupted an alleged cannabis growing operation seizing 51 cannabis plants at ‘Eua High School, and arrested a 42-year-old male teacher.
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Monday 10 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Loketi Veimau the man arrested with cannabis, a firearm and ammunition smuggled in a shipment from the United States last month has been released on bail.
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Friday 31 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested in separate seizures of illicit drugs, including a man from Lapaha who was found with cannabis and a firearm smuggled in a shipment from the United States.
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Thursday 23 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's drugs problem is on the rise, “like a cancer in the community,” says Psychiatric Specialist, Dr Mapa Puloka, who warns that government is too slow in tackling the epidemic and needs to urgently prioritize more funding before it gets out of hand. He issues a stark prognosis: “If they can’t stop it...what will happen is drug dealers or drug lords will run our government and end up being their puppets because of the power of money.” By Eleanor Gee.
Thursday 23 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men were arrested with packs of methamphetamine and cannabis at Ma'ufanga and Ngele'ia by the Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce.
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Wednesday 22 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lautaimi Tu’itavake (34) from Malapo has been remanded in custody for sentencing for possession of cannabis and methamphatamine, after a one day trial on May 20 at the Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 7 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men were arrested at a home in Longolongo with illicit drugs packed ready for sale on Friday, May 3.
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Friday 19 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police revealed yesterday that Tonga’s Drug Enforcement Taskforce charged a 34-year-old man from Tofoa after Quarantine officers intercepted over 242 grams of cannabis seeds being brought into the Kingdom at Fua’amotu International Airport on March 30. They did not reveal the flight or country of origin.
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Thursday 18 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Siaosi Helu was sent to Hu'atolitoli Prison after his appeal against conviction on possession of 39.65 grams of cannabis was dismissed by the Appeal Court on April 17 in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 16 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 32-year-old woman who was arrested with 20 packs of cannabis on April 10 is still in custody to appear at the Magistrate’s Court on April 17.
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Thursday 11 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old man from Ma’ufanga was arrested with cannabis on April 6. He has been charged with possession of the illicit drug.
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Monday 1 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested with suspected methamphetamine and cannabis at a home in Pili on Friday, March 29.
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Tuesday 26 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight men were arrested with illicit drugs, which included 21.94 grams of methamphetamine seized at various locations in Tongatapu over the weekend.
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Monday 18 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nineteen people arrested for drugs offences over the weekend in different locations, included one man who was in possession of 21 packs methamphetamine at Ngeleia.
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Thursday 21 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven suspects were arrested by Tonga Police with 14 packs of methamphetamine and two packs of cannabis, in a series of drug busts in three different locations in Tongatapu today, February 21.
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Monday 18 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven people were arrested after being found in possession of methamphetamine and cannabis in a drug bust over the weekend in Ngele'ia.
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Friday 15 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No arrest has been made in the seizure of 29 cannabis plants from a bush allotment at Fonongahina near Sia’atoutai on February 12.
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Friday 15 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 26-year-old man was arrested with cannabis seeds and ammunition at a bush allotment in Havelu on February 12.
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