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Tuesday 2 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five were arrested in possession of methamphetamine, including two teenage boys during a drug bust by the Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce at Kahoua and Ma'ufanga on April 2.
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Wednesday 12 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 54-year-old man of foreign nationality was arrested with methamphetamine and cash on Saturday morning, December 8 at his residence, the former Good Samaritan Inn in Kolovai.
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Monday 10 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man who admitted purchasing and smoking meth, after pleading guilty to possession of illicit drugs, was discharged without conviction after a judge found he had 0.52 grams of methamphetamine left in a small bag, when police searched his trousers pocket. In acquitting Maika Maile (38) Justice Niu considered the amount of meth was “so infinitesimal”.
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Monday 26 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men who were arrested on November 15 after illicit drugs and a pistol were seized in a vehicle during a police routine traffic stop on Hihifo Road and at a property in Fangaloto, appeared at the Fasi Magistrate's Court on November 26.
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Thursday 15 November 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 41-year-old man was arrested after being found in possession of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $460,000 pa’anga at a home in Kanokupolu on western Tongatapu.
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Tuesday 18 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 27-year-old male taxi driver who was arrested for stealing a 79-year-old Australian visitor's purse on September 10 at an accommodation in Nuku’alofa, was allegedly found with six small packets of methamphetamine.
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Thursday 13 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vainikolo Selu, a serving prisoner, was sentenced to an additonal two-years 10-months imprisonment, after being convicted of possessing methamphetamine and cannabis, which he smuggled into Hu'atolitoli Prison in November last year.
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Wednesday 5 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Prosecutions for illicit drugs in Tonga may be in jeopardy, a judge has warned, after discharging a man charged with possession of methamphetamine, due to the prosecution's failure to admit analyst evidence, at the Supreme Court in Nuku'alofa on August 29. Hon. Mr Justice Cato said new legislation is urgently required in Tonga regarding analyst evidence of drug identity or there will be serious consequences for law enforcement and the health of Tongans.
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Tuesday 28 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men released on bail include a police officer who has been suspended in relation to a drug bust at Ngele'ia.
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Wednesday 15 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-day training awareness course on the negative effects of Methamphetamine on crime, families, and the physical and mental health of users was organized by Tonga Police last week as part of its ongoing awareness campaign to combat illicit drugs in the kingdom.
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Tuesday 14 August 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five men including a police officer, arrested during a drug bust at a home in Ngele’ia on Friday, August 10, have been charged with possession of illicit drugs.
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Friday 10 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
John Thorn Ngaue (29) was sentenced to three-years and six-months imprisonment for possession of methamphetamine and cannabis, seized at a home in Kolomotu'a in 2017.
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Tuesday 7 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Epuefi Laimani (34) appeared at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court on Monday, August 6 charged with possession of the illicit drug methamphetamine valued at around $10,000 pa’anga in street value.
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Thursday 2 August 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Methamphetamine valued around $10,000 pa’anga in street value was seized by police at a home in Hofoa, Tongatapu on August 1.
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Monday 16 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two men have been charged after they were arrested in possession of methamphetamine and cannabis at a home in Sopu on July 11.
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Monday 9 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three men who are alleged to have been dealing illicit drugs were arrested in an area on the eastern side of Tongatapu on June 25.
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Friday 6 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 48-year-old man from Kolonga was arrested after being found in possession of two small packets of methamphetamine after failing to pay for petrol at the E.M. Jones petrol station on Monday, July 2 in Nuku’alofa.
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Monday 21 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three people were arrested last week in separate search warrants after being found in possession of methamphetamine, cannabis, firearms and cash in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 16 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A cleaner at Fua’amotu International Airport was arrested last week in relation to an estimated $2 million pa’anga worth of methamphetamine seized on May 8, at the airport.
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Tuesday 8 May 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 35-year-old man was arrested by the Police Drug Taskforce when he was found to be in possession of one pack of methamphetamine and 14 packs of cannabis that were ready to be distributed in Nuku’alofa yesterday, 7 May. A 27-year-old man was also arrested with a pack of cannabis.
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