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American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 40-year-old man convicted of assaulting his wife while he was extremely intoxicated told the court that she was the one who started the fight, which landed him a 3-night stay at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF). The defendant was initially charged with...
American Samoa High Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man convicted of assaulting his girlfriend by striking the back of her head with a coconut was sentenced by the High Court to 7 years at the Territorial Correctional Facility (TCF) — straight sentence. Court records show that this is not the first time this defendant...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of assaulting his wife appeared in District Court two weeks ago. He is charged with third degree assault and private peace disturbance. The government alleges that around 6:30 p.m on a Saturday night in Iliili, a woman called police regarding her sister,...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man arrested for assaulting his girlfriend is now charged with unlawful possession of illegal drugs, which police allegedly found in his possession. Atonio Aleki appeared in District Court last month for his initial appearance where he informed the court that he wanted...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 43-year-man was arrested by police on the allegation that he assaulted his wife while in their vehicle. He made his initial appearance in court last week where he entered a not guilty plea to the charges against him. The man is being charged with public peace...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of violating a court order when he went to his wife’s house and allegedly assaulted her while he was intoxicated was arrested two weeks ago. To protect the identity of the victim, Samoa News is withholding the names of all parties involved. The defendant, a...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of beating a woman was arrested by police and he’s now charged. Matthew Vili made his initial appearance in District Court last week. He is charged with felonious restraint involving domestic violence and one count of 2nd degree assault involving domestic...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The 45-year old man who was accused of assaulting his wife at home in Vaitogi village while he was heavily intoxicated, told police that the reason he did this was because she misused money to play money games such as “Ponesi” instead of using it wisely to feed their...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man accused of pointing a knife at a woman’s throat in the presence of their two young children was arrested and he’s now in custody. While arresting the man, police found a baggie of methamphetamine and marijuana joints on him. (Samoa News has decided to print the...
American Samoa District Court building
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A passenger in a vehicle pulled over by police during a traffic stop is now facing felony charges after police allegedly discovered illegal drugs in his possession. The driver, Misitama West, made his initial appearance before Acting Associate Justice Elvis P. Patea in...

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