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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
A 28-year-old-man was arrested with three kilograms of methamphetamine at his home in Fahefa, Tongatapu on April 17.
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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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Tuesday 16 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Interpol Training to assist Tongan Police Officers meet the threats of cross border crimes was held on April 9-12 at the National Central Bureau in Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 16 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A couple was arrested with seven packs of methamphetamine at a motel in Kolofo’ou on Monday, April 15.
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Saturday 13 April 2019
Brisbane, Queensland
A Queensland jury has found a Tongan couple, 'Isikeli and Malavine Pulini, guilty of forcing a Fijian woman into servitude as a housemaid at their home in Brisbane between 2008 and 2016. It took the jury less than a day of deliberation to make their decision.
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Friday 12 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 32-year-old woman from the Liahona area was arrested after being found with 20 packs of cannabis and 95 live ammunition on April 10.
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Thursday 11 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating two reported break-ins at homes in Tongatapu, where Tongan valuables and cash were stolen earlier this month.
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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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Thursday 11 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old man was arrested on Saturday, April 6, in Kolofo’ou after being found in possession of a .22 rifle.
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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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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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Friday 29 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A newly renovated Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit was opened at the Nuku'alofa Central Police Station on March 26.
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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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Wednesday 20 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 40-year-old man charged in relation to the seizure of 14.06 grams of alleged methamphetamine on March 17 is due to appear at the Fasi Magistrate’s Court next week.
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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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Wednesday 13 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 28-year-old man has been charged with reckless driving causing the death of a passenger, the first road death this year at Fatai.
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Thursday 7 March 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are investigating separate cases of sexual assault of two young girls reported last week in Nuku'alofa
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Thursday 7 March 2019

San Francisco, USA
A 30-year-old man of Tongan descent in the United States, Otto Halafihi of Oakland, was sentenced on 5 March to 12 years imprisonment for the assault and theft of an elderly woman in Martinez, San Francisco Bay Area last year. The victim, a 93-year-old woman Ann Marie Pederson, was hospitalized and died less than a month after the assault.
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Saturday 2 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Police Drugs Enforcement Taskforce raid seized 31 packs or 14.53 grams of methamphetamine and 1 pack or 0.72 grams of cannabis from a home in Kolomotu'a on Thursday night. Two men were arrested.
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