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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man, who is on probation for 5 years after being convicted for giving marijuana cigarettes to a high school student two years ago was ordered by the High Court to immediately depart the territory and remain outside of its borders for the duration of his 5-year...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  A 46-year-old man from Samoa with a criminal history has been ordered to depart the territory and remain outside of its borders upon release from the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF), as a condition of his 5-year probation sentence. Filemu Okesene, who has been...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In the sentencing of a 48-year-old man last week, 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. Talalelei Utufiu had just been convicted of using a machete...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 40-year-old man convicted of having a sexual relationship with his 16-year-old niece is ordered to depart the territory and remain outside of its borders as a condition of his 5 year probation. [in the interest of protecting the minor victim, Samoa News is withholding...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — An overstayer from Samoa convicted of using a stick to strike the head of a minor has been ordered by Associate Justice Fiti Sunia to depart the territory after he is released from jail. After several continuances in Teofilo Kuka’s sentencing — so both attorneys could...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “I don’t care what the Samoa Government says about their citizens being overstayers here in the territory. Just send them back to Samoa.” These were the words of Associate Justice Fiti Sunia during the sentencing of a man from Samoa, convicted of assaulting a high school...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A  45-year-old man from Samoa was sentenced yesterday morning for sexually abusing his girlfriend’s 11-year-old daughter.  (To protect the identity of the victim, Samoa News is withholding the names of all parties involved. It should be noted that the court affidavit...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Samoa accused of assaulting his 59-year-old uncle with a shovel and damaging his uncle’s vehicle has entered into a plea agreement with the government. Alex Unasa, 26, was initially charged with 2nd degree assault and 1st degree property damage, both class D...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man from Samoa who entered into a plea agreement with the government has been ordered  to depart the territory and remain outside of its borders for the duration of his probation term. Okesene Valoaga, 35, appeared in High Court this week for sentencing. He was...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 46-year-old man from Fiji convicted of sexually assaulting a 16-year old girl — who is also a Fiji national — has been ordered by the High Court to depart the territory and remain outside of its borders for 7 years, which is the duration of his probation sentence....

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