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Friday 3 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are concerned with a significant amount of firearms and ammunition that have been smuggled into Tonga and the risks they pose to community safety, a Deputy Police Commissioner warned today, after more seizures of ammunition and cannabis were made by Tonga Police on April 30, at different locations in Tongatapu.
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Thursday 2 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Police are investigating a break-in at a home in Kolomotu’a, where electronic goods were stolen in April.
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Wednesday 1 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police has called off a search and rescue operation for Litani Taufa, who was lost at sea on Tuesday, April 23.
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Friday 26 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Senior Customs Officer (59) was arrested by Tonga's Drug Enforcement Taskforce on April 24 in relation to a major seizure of drugs shipped from the USA and intercepted by Customs Officers on April 23 at the Queen Salote Wharf in Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 25 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Litani Taufa, missing at sea since Tuesday morning, has not been located, Tonga Police reported at 1:00pm today. A Search and Rescue operation is continuing along the eastern Tongatapu coastline, where the body of Captain Sam Tatafu and their overturned boat was located early yesterday.
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Wednesday 24 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police have seized a large amount of a substance believed to be methamphetamine imported at Queen Salote Wharf in Nuku'alofa.
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Wednesday 24 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The body of a well-known sea captain Samuela Tatafu, who was reported missing at sea yesterday with Litani Taufa, was recovered today on the rugged southeast coast of Tongatapu 24 April.
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Tuesday 23 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A major drugs operation in Tongatapu resulted in the arrest of 16 men and 1 woman over the Easter holiday weekend.
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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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