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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The government has charged a 32-year-old man with unlawful possession of illegal drugs and for trying to break into a store in Fagaima in July of last year. Faasoo Gasetoto, a.k.a “BLOOD” made his initial appearance in District Court last month. Gasetoto, who has a long...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man convicted of assaulting his wife and his mother is sentenced by the High Court to two years probations. Wilson Faimafili, who was released on $5,000 surety bond, appeared in High Court last week for sentencing. He was represented by Assistant Public Defender Ryan...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In the sentencing of a 49-year-old man from Samoa convicted of assaulting another man, the government attorney stated to the court that there are many non-violent ways to settle disputes in American Samoa, and wielding a machete is not one of them. Filemoni Tagaleoo had...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of assaulting his brother-in-law has been sentenced in District Court to 12 months probation, after he pled guilty to third-degree assault under a plea agreement with the government last week. When given the chance to address the court, Taavili Laupama, who...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 36-year-old man accused of punching a 15-year-old boy and then striking the boy with a hammer has entered into a plea agreement with the government. Ueli Afa who has been in custody since his arrest, unable to post a $10,000 surety bond appeared in court last week for...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 33-year-old man accused of assaulting another man in Vaitogi by striking the victim’s head with a metal pipe made his initial appearance in Court 2 weeks ago. Fitu Brown is charged with one count of second-degree assault, a class D felony, carrying a prison sentence of...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man was arrested last month on the allegation that he burglarized a home in Fagaima before he assaulted an intoxicated man who was walking on the road late at night. When questioned by police, the defendant, Aroni Iosua said that he wanted to be a bad person and he was...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 42-year-old man accused of assaulting his 50-year-old uncle with a machete two years ago is now in custody after he was arrested last month. Winston Faaleo was arrested during a traffic stop for driving a vehicle with an expired license plate tag. It’s not known at...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man convicted for assaulting his neighbor’s son with a shovel was ordered by the court to depart the territory and remain outside of its border as a condition of his 5-year probation. He will depart the territory once fights between the two Samoas resume. Faimaalii...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man arrested for disturbing the public peace in the Nuuuli area is now charged with violating local drug laws after police found illegal drugs in his possession. Lago Fa’aaliga, 42, made his initial appearance in District Court last week. The government filed two...

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