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Tuesday 20 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-six Chinese nationals have been arrested for gambling after more than $89,000 pa’anga cash and other foreign currencies were seized at Tofoa, on Sunday, August 18.
Monday 19 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Ministry of Tourism has temporarily suspended the whale watching operator's licence of the Whale Swim, Fish and Dive Tours, operated by Jeff Laurie in Nuku'alofa, after a diver was lost at sea, at 'Eua on August 11.
Monday 19 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search has been called off for Marina Theresia Trost (43) from Germany, who went missing in Tonga while diving off ‘Eua on Sunday, August 11.
Friday 16 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Marina Theresia Trost an accomplished German jazz singer, who came to Tonga to “sing” with the whales, remains missing after failing to return to her tour boat after diving in ‘Eua on Sunday August 11.
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Thursday 15 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Marina Trost (40) from Munich, Germany, has been identified as the woman who went missing while diving off ‘Eua on Sunday, August 11. A Tonga Police search, and investigation continued today.
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Tuesday 13 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Customs have seized over 1 million illegal smuggled cigarettes with an estimated street value of $1.19 million pa‘anga - their largest confiscation in a decade, in a joint operation with Tonga Police, involving 100 law enforcement officers on August 10.
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Tuesday 13 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A German tourist (40) remains missing at sea in ‘Eua, after she went out diving with others on Sunday, August 11.
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Monday 12 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search is being carried out for a woman who was reported missing at sea off ‘Eua on Sunday, August 11.
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Thursday 8 August 2019
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search has been called off for Tatakamotonga youth, Toupili Finau (19) who went missing missing at sea after swimming at Fua’amotu on July 29.
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Monday 5 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged with sexual assault of a four-year old girl in Tongatapu on Friday, August 2.
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Friday 2 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tatakamotonga youth, Toupili Finau (19), remains missing at sea after swimming at Fua’amotu on July 29.
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Thursday 1 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A search has not located a 19-year old male teenager who went missing at sea at Fua’amotu Beach on July 29.
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Friday 26 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ten illegal firearms and more than 20,000 live bullets were seized in Tongatapu and Vava'u, allegedly smuggled through four different shipments from the United States. Tonga Police are concerned with a significant amount of firearms and ammunition being smuggled into Tonga and the risks they pose to community safety.
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Wednesday 24 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police officer charged with accepting bribery in relation to the Sione Filipe Jr. case remains in custody with his bail to be reviewed on July 26.
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Monday 22 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A police officer has been charged with accepting bribery in relation to the Sione Filipe Jr. illicit drugs case. Their cases are adjourned to July 29, at the Fasi Magistrate's Court.
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Tuesday 16 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sione Filipe Jr. was arrested on Monday, July 15 in relation to illicit drugs, Tonga Police confirmed this afternoon.
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Wednesday 3 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight people were arrested with packs of methamphetamine, cash and bullets on July 1, in ongoing illicit drugs operations by Tonga Police.
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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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Wednesday 26 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An outreach and awareness program by Tonga Police with communities continues in Tongatapu in its fight against the spread of illicit drugs.
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