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Thursday 2 February 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 17-year-old youth from Tatakamotonga sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a vehicle, while he was crossing Taufa'ahau Road at Nualei yesterday.
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Friday 27 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 43-year-old husband and his 29-year-old wife from Veitongo were arrested with illicit drugs, at ‘Anana. Another 24-year-old man was arrested at Veitongo.
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Thursday 19 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was no foul play involved in two deaths investigated by Tonga Police last year, in cases that involved a woman who died in a house fire in Vava’u and a man whose body was found in his car under the sea at Tu’imatamoana Wharf on Tongatapu. Meanwhile, another drowning death in Vaipua Harbour is being re-investigated by Tonga Police.
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Friday 13 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police arrested a 33-year-old man from Tatakamotonga on Tuesday, 10 January 2023, for possession and supply of illicit drugs, after intercepting the suspect on a public road between Holonga and Pelehake.
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Monday 2 January 2023

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man from Ha'asini has been arrested and charged in relation to a hit-and-run fatality at Nualei in November 2022.
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Saturday 31 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An accident at 'Eua on 22 December was not “a reckless hit and run” because the driver had stopped and assisted in conveying the injured teen to hospital, said Tonga Police, who have corrected their initial statement about the accident, after an investigation revealed why the driver had left the scene.
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man who died from falling off the cliff at the Hufangalupe Lookout, Vaini, has been named as Mr Huákau Tutuíla from Hoi village, aged 35 years.
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Tuesday 27 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A teenager who was struck by a vehicle on a road in 'Eua last week sustained injuries to his face and chest, Tonga Police reported today. They have arrested a 71-year-old driver on charges related to a reckless hit-and-run accident.
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Friday 23 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The annual Tonga Police operation for the Christmas and New Year holidays started on 22 Decemberand will run to 4 January, 2023 aimed to prevent crimes and ensure public safety.
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Friday 23 December 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of Talanoa Leakona Lemoto (35) was released to his family for his funeral, after his post-mortem examination was completed on Wednesday, 21 December.
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Thursday 22 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 51-year-old woman, who was a front passenger in a car that crashed into an electric pole at Kolonga on eastern Tongatapu, died at Vaiola Hospital on Sunday, 18 December. The driver remains in a critical condition.
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Wednesday 21 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 37-year-old man has died in a fall from the Hufangalupe lookout on Tongatapu's southern coast yesterday, Tonga Police reported
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Wednesday 21 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two new police vehicles donated by China will support the Tonga Police Tactical Response and Close Personal Protection Teams.
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Tuesday 20 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Alipate Folau of Talihau, Vava’u was awarded the Baton of Honour and most outstanding wing member, during a passing out parade for Tonga Police Recruit Wing 50 on Friday, 16 December at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 20 December 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Police investigation into the death of Talanoa Leakona Lemoto (35) is ongoing with reportable outcomes expected soon. His body was recovered in his car underwater on 13 December, after he went missing six days earlier.
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Tuesday 13 December 2022
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of Talanoa Leakona Lemoto (35) who went missing on Wednesday night, 7 December was found today, 13 December.
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Monday 12 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police are appealing to the public to help find a missing man named Talanoa Leakona Lemoto (35). He was last seen on 7 December, and was driving an orange Honda Fit - C24480.
Friday 9 December 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Alcohol misuse has contributed to several road deaths in Tonga. Now, new alcohol breathalyzer devices presented to Tonga Police in December will help frontline officers to detect and remove more drunk drivers and maintain safety on roads.
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Monday 28 November 2022

Wellington, New Zealand
Tongan Constable Uluaki Havea (Tonga Police) and his dog Cricket, were among nine teams graduating from the Pacific Detector Dog Programme, in Trentham, New Zealand, on November 24 and will bring their skills home to protect Tonga's borders. Their specialised training was facilitated under a partnership between New Zealand Police, New Zealand Customs Service and Pacific border and police agencies.
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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.
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