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ATTEMPTED MURDER

Frank William Funes
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 39-year-old Pahoa man has been charged with attempted murder and burglary in connection with a domestic abuse case on July 8. The incident happened in Hawaiian Beaches. Police said Frank William Funes allegedly stabbed a woman and fled the scene. He was also charged...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 42-year-old man who drove his wife to Vaitogi late at night for the alleged purpose of beating and killing her because of his suspicions that she was having an affair was arrested last month. During his arrest, officers discovered illegal drugs in his possession. The...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A woman accused of burning her boyfriend’s house with the intention of killing him and his father told police that the reason why she planned to murder her boyfriend and his father is to pay back what her boyfriend had done to her many times. The woman, Navy Patu made...
Maugaloto Palu
Apia, SAMOA — Former Samoan rugby league international Maugaloto Palu has been arrested for attempted murder. The former prop is in police custody facing four charges including one count of attempted murder, and two of grievous bodily harm and one of armed with a dangerous weapon. Palu appeared...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of stabbing another man with a knife last week is now in custody after he was arrested by police. Auau Papalii made his initial appearance before Judge Elvis P. Patea. Prosecuting the case is Assistant Attorney General Jason Mitchell, while Assistant Public...
Peter Tulaga wearing a white siglet
Apia, SAMOA — The man who shot his 34 year old girlfriend on the face at close range, disfiguring her for life, was jailed this week for 28 years for attempted murder. Peter Tulaga, 35 years old, left the court immediately, while his sister and family members waited to say goodbye. In court, the...
Peter Tulaga in while singlet
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's Supreme Court has imposed a 28 year jail sentence on a man who tried to murder his partner. Peter Tulaga was found guilty of attempted murder by a panel of assessors during a trial in May. The presiding judge also found him guilty of other charges, including having an illegal...
Thomas Siaumau
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Day three of the case against Thomas Siaumau saw the government call only one witness to the stand — DPS evidence custodian, Officer Zenophia Jennings, who has been on the police force for over 15 years, with four of them as Evidence Custodian. The focus of day three was...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — District Court Judge Elvis P. Patea dismissed without prejudice yesterday morning, the government's case against Savelio Vaimoe, who was charged with second degree attempted murder and first degree assault. Vaimoe, who has been held without bond since last month,...
Thomas Siaumau
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Two government witnesses revealed during the first day of Thomas Siaumau’s jury trial, that they heard multiple gunshots on the night of Dec. 14, 2017 near Tafuna Elementary School. One witness said it sounded like a “Faga Ofe” (bamboo cannon) while the other said it was...

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