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    Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  One of the co-defendants in the Taputimu and Alofau drug cases from last year has been ordered by the High Court to serve 20 months at the TCF and thereafter, he is to depart the territory and remain outside of its borders until his 5-year probation term is over....
Former DPS police officer, Steven Tuatoo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Despite strong opposition from the government’s attorney, District Court Judge, Fiti Sunia has granted the defense motion to set a bail amount for former DPS police officer, Steven Tuatoo, who had been ordered by the court to be held in custody with no bail after his...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In the case of one of the co-defendants in the Taputimu drug bust who told police that he sold drugs to help support his family and help cover his mother’s medical bills was continued to next month, after Chief Justice Michael Kruse granted a motion by his attorney for...
Former DPS police officer Steven Tuato’o
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Former DPS police officer Steven Tuato’o who eluded local authorities since last November and ducked out on answering the allegations against him is now in custody. Tuato’o, 43, was extradited from Washington state on Tuesday night and made his initial appearance in...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Former DPS officer Steven Tuato’o who was convicted of Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Violation of a Court Order — escaped a jail term when he appeared before the King County Court last Friday, July 6, 2018 for sentencing. Tuatoo was charged in Washington State with one...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — One of the co-defendants in the Taputimu drug case has entered a guilty plea to the charges against him. 52-year-old Taisia Lemalie, who was a taxi driver when police arrested him in the early morning of Nov. 9, 2017 was initially charged with a single count of unlawful...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Former DPS police officer Steven Tuato’o who ran from local authorities in November of last year will be extradited to American Samoa to face charges against him, after he was served with the copy of an arrest warrant from American Samoa last month while being detained...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Former DPS police officer Steven Tuato'o may have ran from local authorities and ducked out on answering the allegations against him but he is now charged in Washington State with one count of Domestic Violence Felony Violation of a Court Order. If convicted, Tuato'o...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The former DPS cop wanted locally in connection with drug related crimes was arrested and charged last month at King County Superior Court in Seattle, WA for domestic assault and battery. According to information received by Samoa News, Steven Tuato'o is accused of...