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Wednesday 4 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 62-year-old male driver whose van collided and seriously injured a motorcyclist ‘Alipate Hokafonu (30) on December 2 has been charged.
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Tuesday 3 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 30-year-old motorcyclist from Houma remains in critical condition in Vaiola Hospital after his motorbike collided with a u-turning vehicle on Taufa’ahau Road in Fanga yesterday at around 4:00 pm. The horrific collision was captured by a surveillance video at a retail store at the location and has since gone viral on social media.
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Wednesday 27 November 2019

Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Police today closed their investigation into a death threat allegedly made against Prime Minister Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa on a Facebook post last week, after finding that the person involved was “remorseful and meant no harm”.
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Monday 25 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven Tongan police officers underwent training in cannabis identification, aimed to build Tonga Police expertise in identifying illicit drugs.
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Monday 25 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fighting illicit drugs through awareness was the theme of Law Week held in Nuku'alofa, to tackle an ongoing problem, which has seen more than 300 drugs arrests, since 2018.
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Friday 22 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said today that they take the security of the Prime Minister very seriously, and warned that if threats are made, arrests will follow.
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Wednesday 20 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ninety-seven people were arrested and charged mostly for drinking alcohol and disorderly behaviour in public places, during and after special celebrations for the Tonga Invitational Rugby League (Kau To’a) on November 15.
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Tuesday 19 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Methamphetamine and cannabis have been seized and three people arrested by the Tonga Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce, in an ongoing operation targeting dealers, who sell drugs from their vehicles.
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Sunday 17 November 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah
A Salt Lake City jury have convicted a female migrant from Tonga, Alavina Florreich (70), of childhood sex abuse against Avrohom Zippel, now a 28-year-old man. Despite there being no evidence of the alleged abuse, the jury were compelled to find Alavina guilty on all counts. She is scheduled to be sentenced early next year and could face life imprisonment, although she plans to appeal.
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Thursday 14 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Methamphetamine, cocaine and cannabis were seized in vehicles parked at Longolongo, Tongatapu, on November 12.
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Friday 8 November 2019

Auckland, New Zealand
Heavy prison sentences were dished out by the New Zealand High Court yesterday, to four men of Tongan and Niuean descent, for importing Methamphetamine into New Zealand from the United States.
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Tuesday 5 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty-six people were arrested and charged with drunkenness and public disorder in the Nuku'alofa Central Business District, during a Tonga Police operation over the weekend.
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Friday 1 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 30-year-old man from Nakolo was charged with unlawful possession of illicit drugs, firearm and ammunition on October 30, as Tonga Police continues to target the supply of illicit drugs in the community.
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Wednesday 30 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Roads barricades will be set up in central Nuku'alofa on Saturday during and after this Saturday's international rugby matches, in a Police operation targeting disorderly behaviour and to control loud music from vehicles.
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Tuesday 29 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Eua Police are looking for cannabis growers, after 108 cannabis plants were seized by at a bush allotment in ‘Eua on October 23.
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Tuesday 29 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 23-year-old man was arrested with cannabis, after a road accident involving his vehicle on October 26, at Fahefa in Tongatapu.
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Monday 28 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight boys from Liahona High School and Tonga College have been arrested and charged, in relation to a school brawl on October 26, in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 25 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Police Commissioner commended the leadership and courage of the Drugs Task Force in fighting the war on drugs in Tonga. Alfred Pousini was awarded the Baton of Honour (Dux) during a graduation ceremony for the Police Recruit Wing 46 on October 23, at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo.
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Tuesday 22 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 20 people were arrested by Tonga Police, in relation to illicit drugs and drink driving, in a combined operation over the weekend in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 18 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are looking for a man from Houma accused of obtaining money by false pretense from a client in Kolomotu’a.
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