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Saturday 26 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 53-year-old man was arrested in his vehicle for selling illicit drugs, in which quantities of methamphetamine and cannabis were seized in a police raid at Popua on 24 November.
Monday 21 November 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men were jailed for possession of methamphetamine and drug utensil, after they were arrested under a tree in Nukunuku. A third co-accused received suspended sentence.
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Wednesday 12 October 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Viliami Wight (27) and Samiuela Mahina (22) have been jailed for possession of 6.8 grams and 1.14 grams of methamphetamine respectively, seized at a residence in Veitongo by Tonga Police, who suspected their drug dealing in 2021.
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Saturday 10 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prisoner Piliote Uasike (26) was sentenced to three-years for possessing of 4.66 grams of methamphetamine, found on him. A repeat drug offender, he is already in prison serving time on other drugs offences.
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Tuesday 6 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A pregnant mother of four, Kahealani Tonga (38) was sentenced to 14-months imprisonment, which was fully suspended, for possession of 2.09 grams of methamphetamine. “Though she may not have been the person making the money from the deal she was facilitating this devastating trade, which is a scourge that destroys the minds and lives of so many people in Tonga," said the judge.
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Friday 26 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kalafitoni Toluta'u (41) and Simoni Taliai (39) who pleaded guilty to a joint count of possessing 1.96 grams of methamphetamine, after they were reported to be selling illicit drugs from a car in Ma'ufanga were jailed. A co-accused convicted of a lesser count received a suspended sentence.
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Monday 8 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kisina Neiufi (28) was sentenced to 21-months imprisonment for possession of 3.11 grams methamphetamine seized by Police, who received information that he was selling from his car in 'Utulau. His half-brother received a suspended sentence for a lesser count. “Given...the terrible harm this drug does and the lives it ruins in Tonga, the need for denunciation and deterrence is paramount,” said the judge.
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Thursday 4 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men who were acquitted of possessing 2.19 grams of methamphetamine but were found guilty on lesser counts received suspended sentences, at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 1 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sitaleki Tu’itavake (48) was sentenced to four and a half-years imprisonment for possession of 2.87 grams of methamphetamine 
and 3,153.7 grams of cannabis in two separate incidents. The judge declined to suspend any part of the sentence. "All his recent history demonstrates a flagrant disregard for the law and the opportunities afforded to him for rehabilitation. With his escalating drug offending, he is also becoming a risk to himself and the community,” he said.
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Friday 29 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A suspended Senior Customs Officer, Paula Naitoko (62), was found guilty today of importing substantial amount of methamphetamine and firearms, concealed in a box from the United States in 2019. “6662 grams of methamphetamine was a huge shipment." said the judge. Naitoko remains on bail for sentencing on 23 September.
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Thursday 21 July 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Bruno Latu (27) was sentenced to 27-months imprisonment for offences that included possession of a pistol without a license and 1.72 grams of methamphetamine.
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Tuesday 28 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four men have been arrested in a raid by the Police Drugs Enforcement Taskforce at a residence in Vaololoa on 21 June.
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Friday 24 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Petelo Mo’unga (25) was sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment for possession of 26.98 grams of cocaine and 0.07 grams of methamphetamine.
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Wednesday 1 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Emeline Haisila (43) was sentenced today to two-years and three-months imprisonment for possession of 2.43 grams of methamphetamines and utensils. She told the court she was using it to stay awake to weave and earn money for her family.
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Tuesday 10 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita Tupou was sentenced to three-years and ten-months imprisonment for possession of illicit drugs, in two offences committed last year on Tongatapu.
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Friday 22 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou Tafuna (39) was acquitted on four counts that included possession of 6.78 grams of methamphetamine and permitting the use of his house in Sopu for drug dealing, after it was not proven beyond reasonable doubt at the Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 19 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven people were arrested and charged in the seizure of illicit drugs, cash and drug utensils at different locations in Tongatapu from April 8-11.
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Tuesday 15 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men have been arrested and charged in relation to possession of illicit drugs and utensils, at different locations on Tongatapu, during the current lockdown due to COVID-19.
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Monday 15 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tevita 'Osaiasi Matangi was sentenced to nine-months imprisonment for possession of 1.22 grams of methamphetamine, found with him inside a taxi at Longolongo. This was fully suspended.
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Thursday 28 October 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Moli (35) was sentenced today to three-years imprisonment for possession of 6.91 grams of methamphetamine seized by Tonga Police, after receiving information that he was selling from his home in Nukunuku. Another nine-months was added for his breach of his suspension on the previous case. A co-offender received a suspended sentence.
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