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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Sai Wan Ho scavenger mother and two children arrested over alleged robberies

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... arrested. The woman, a 53-year-old divorcee who raised money by collecting waste paper and cardboard, and her son, 21, had been on the run for several days before being arrested on Monday. ... races and soccer matches. The mother and son were suspected of trying to rob passers-by when they were arrested in Kam Ping Street, North Point, at about 7.30pm on Monday. Officers seized ...

  2. Police arrest 47 in triad operation

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Wo On Lok triad, known as Yip Chai, and his close associate, whose alias is Dai Ma, were among 47 people arrested in a three-day operation codenamed Bonfire that ended yesterday. ... officers were deployed in raids across the city. Thirty-two men and 15 women, aged from 28 to 65, were arrested. Police said 11 of them were core members of the syndicate and arrested on suspicion ...

  3. Woman raped after fall in playground; man arrested

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... later arrested a 28-year-old delivery man at the Wah Kwai Estate shopping centre, just 200 metres from the scene of the crime. Police said the woman was being treated for depression and had ...

  4. First arrest under new drug-drive regulations

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have made their first arrest of a driver suspected to be under the influence of an illegal drug since a drug-driving law came into effect last week. The driver, 33, was also the first person in the city to be subject to a new five-part impairment test to see whether he was influenced by drugs. The man was arrested in Aberdeen after his delivery ...

  5. Teenagers among 15 people arrested in online fraud crackdown

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A 13-year-old schoolboy and a 16-year-old girl were among 15 suspected swindlers arrested yesterday in a crackdown on online shopping fraud totalling about ... arrested in connection with this type of crime, police said. He allegedly posted an advertisement online offering an iPhone for sale last year. 'He also used his parents' bank account ...

  6. US submariner arrested for assault at 5-star hotel

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A crew member from the US nuclear-powered submarine the USS Hampton was arrested for assaulting an employee at a five-star hotel in Queensway yesterday. ... A hotel worker, aged 34, suffered injuries to the face and nose. Hotel staff told police the suspect had a strong smell of alcohol when he was subdued at the scene. Police arrested the man ...

  7. Driver arrested after chase, scuffle

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo An unlicensed driver was arrested on suspicion of furious driving, drug-driving, possession of an illegal drug, assaulting police and driving without a licence after a 3-kilometre car chase that ended when he crashed his car into two parked vehicles in Yuen Long on Thursday night. His passenger was also arrested for assaulting police in a scuffle in which three ...

  8. Taxi drivers arrested for drink-driving

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo A 65-year-old taxi driver with a breath-alcohol level four times the legal limit was arrested for drink-driving after crashing at the junction of Wan Wah Street and Shung Wah Street in Wong Tai Sin. He was treated for minor injuries at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Separately, a 40-year-old cab driver was arrested after his taxi hit a woman, 52, in Yau Hong ...

  9. Man arrested after high-rise stand-off

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 52-year-old man with a history of mental illness was arrested after he broke windows and flowerpots with a metal hook and climbed down drainpipes from the roof of a seven-storey building in Wan Chai yesterday. Emergency crews were called to the block of flats in Wan Chai Road shortly before 9am after he damaged the items in the sixth-floor public corridor before ...

  10. Tip-off led to arrest of alleged drug courier

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... was arrested yesterday, the second such case in four weeks. The 44-year-old man, who had apparently put the drug in bags to foil sniffer dogs, was caught as he tried to board a bus on the Hong Kong side. A tip-off led to the arrest. The haul of ketamine is priced at HK$119,000. ...




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