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Friday 16 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple was arrested with 10.66 grams of methamphetamine ready for distribution at their home in Sopu on October 15.
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Thursday 15 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five people have been arrested and charged with offences in relation to possession of methamphetamine and cannabis in four different locations in Tongatapu.
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Friday 2 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nine people were arrested with methamphetamine and cannabis from six different locations in Tongatapu, by Tonga Police over the last week.
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Tuesday 29 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Cash of $5,639 pa’anga that was seized by Police from 'Epuefi Holiday Laimani in a drug bust, is “tainted property”. The Nuku'alofa Supreme Court ordered that the money be confiscated to the Crown, and deposited into a Tonga Confiscated and Forfeited Assets Fund.
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Tuesday 15 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Talikivaha Palei Posoni was acquitted of possessing cocaine at Te'ekiu, after a Supreme Court judge found that the evidence was insufficient to prove beyond reasonable doubt the offence. There were discrepancies in the evidence because the analyst's report about the substance she received did not match the substance found by police at the accused's house.
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Friday 28 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested with methamphetamine and cannabis from a home in Mataika on August 21. They remain in police custody.
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Thursday 13 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven men were arrested with methamphetamine at four different locations in Tongatapu in ongoing police operation targeting drug dealers and suppliers.
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Wednesday 29 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven people were arrested with methamphetamine and cannabis in ongoing Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce operations in Tongatapu from July 16-28.
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Thursday 23 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Talia’uli Fatongiatau who was convicted of possession of methamphetamine and cannabis has been arrested, after he failed to turn up at the Supreme Court on July 10.
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Thursday 23 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Talia’uli Prescott who pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing the illicit drug methamphetamine was sentenced at the Supreme Court to a good behaviour bond, and is to live where directed.
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Wednesday 22 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A husband and wife who pleaded guilty to possession of methamphatamine were sentenced at the Supreme Court on July 20. One received a suspended sentence, while the other was placed on a good behaviour bond. The Chief Justice warned if they continued to live a lifestyle or associate with others that might tempt them to use drugs again, they should “just look at their children and think what it would be to lose them.”
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Monday 20 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Filomila Kaufusi (28) who pleaded guilty to cultivating 17 cannabis plants at a tax allotment at Hauloto in Tongatapu, received a suspended sentence at the Supreme Court, on July 17.
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Friday 10 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Talia’uli Fatongiatau was found guilty of two counts of possessing methamphetamine and cannabis at the Supreme Court on July 10. A warrant for his arrest has been issued, after he failed to appear in Court.
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Friday 3 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men and one woman were arrested with illicit drugs at two different locations in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 1 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two people who pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine at Hofoa in 2018 received suspended sentences, at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court today.
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Tuesday 23 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were arrested with methamphetamine on June 19, in ongoing Tonga Police operations targeting drug dealers in their vehicles.
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Thursday 18 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men were arrested with illicit drugs at Patangata and Pili in a Tonga Police operation on June 16-17.
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Thursday 21 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fourteen men have been arrested and charged after the seizure of methamphetamine and cannabis, at eight different locations in Tongatapu, between May 15-20.
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Friday 8 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twelve people have been arrested after the seizure of methamphetamine and cannabis at nine different locations in Tongatapu. Nine men and three women aged 20-41 have been charged.
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Thursday 30 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old fisherman who pleaded guilty to possession of 0.61 grams of methamphetamine received suspended sentence, at the Supreme Court on April 27.
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