Gatoaitele Charged with Driving Under the Influence

"He was given the breathalyzer test when he crashed into the back of a car during the road block"

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Renowned Samoan poet, playwright, writer and newspaper editor Gatoaitele Savea Sano Malifa faces a DUI charge following an incident Thursday afternoon at Vailoa Faleata.

Deputy Commissioner Auapaau Logoitino Filipo said Gatoaitele crashed into the back of a vehicle along the main road at Vailoa while traffic police were conducting a road block.

“He was given the breathalyzer test when he crashed into the back of a car during the road block,” said Auapaau.

The incident occured around 6pm Thursday evening and according to police, Gatoaitele was released Friday morning and is due to appear in Court on 31 August 2021.


Marieta H Ilalio