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TCF Territorial Correctional Facility front entrance and wall
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Detectives of the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) are looking into an incident where an inmate awaiting trial died in his holding cell at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) early Saturday morning. This was confirmed by the TCF warden, former Deputy...
Back wall around TCF
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Drugs entering the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) and prisoners having access to drugs has been an ongoing problem in the territory for many years now. Despite building a wall around the facility, inmates are testing positive for methamphetamine and marijuana,...
TCF gate and wall
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chief Justice Michael Kruse has issued subpoenas for the TCF Warden and the Watch Commander who was on duty on Feb. 17, 2021, to appear in court on Apr. 23 to provide more information regarding the issue where an inmate tested positive for methamphetamine (meth) while...
Chief Justice Kruse
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sierra Isaia’s revocation hearing has been continued after Chief Justice Michael Kruse said that the court would not rest until it gets to the bottom of the case and finds out who stopped probation officers from conducting a drug test on the defendant at the Territorial...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson, along with ASG officials turning the first shovels of dirt at ground breaking.
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, Police Commissioner Le’i Sonny Thompson, along with ASG officials and others turn the soil during yesterday’s ground breaking ceremony for a new inmate security building at the Territorial Correctional Facility. Silva Construction has been awarded the contract for $810,...
TCF Territorial Correctional Facility sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A young man convicted of stealing government equipment and later violating local drug laws is going to jail. Tanu Sefulu was ordered to serve 20 months at the TCF as a condition of his 5-year probation. Sefulu, who has been in custody since his arrest, unable to post a $...
TCF — Territorial Correctional Facility sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Sierra Isaia’s revocation hearing yesterday has been continued for the fourth time — this came after last week’s hearing where Chief Justice Michael Kruse said that the court would not rest until it gets to the bottom of the case and finds out who stopped probation...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The High Court has scheduled another revocation hearing for inmate Sierra Isaia within the next three weeks in an effort to find out who was the Correctional Officer (C.O) who stopped two Probation Officers from conducting a drug test on Isaia in March of this year at...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The issue of releasing an inmate from the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) by the government without court approval did not sit well with the court. For this reason, Associate Justice Fiti Sunia had issued a bench warrant for the arrest of inmate, Darryl Sagato to...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The third co-defendant allegedly involved in the case where a Correctional Officer (C.O) at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) and a woman were arrested and charged last month on the allegation that they helped each other to smuggle a large quantity of illegal...

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