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  1. Trafficker sent to treatment centre

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A man was sentenced to a drug-addiction treatment centre for cultivating cannabis and trafficking in the drug. Li Kwan-yat, 38, pleaded guilty in the District Court to one count of cultivating cannabis and was convicted of two counts of trafficking. The court was told that on January 24 customs officers found 268 cannabis plants weighing 8.2kg when they raided ...

  2. Three held on suspicion of growing cannabis

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Police seized 150 cannabis plants and arrested three people in a raid on a drug-growing operation at a flat in Pei Ho Street, Sham Shui Po. The two women and a man, aged 33 ... of suspected cannabis, worth about HK$200,000, and cultivation equipment. ...

  3. Man grew cannabis plants in bedroom

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A debt-ridden man confessed yesterday to cultivating 339 cannabis plants, worth more than HK$223,000, in two flats. Poon Wun-kwong, 51, pleaded guilty in the District Court to cultivating the plants in the bedroom at his Tuen Mun village house and a rented flat in Yuen Long. Poon, who had incurred a HK$500,000 debt, had been growing cannabis from seeds he ordered ...

  4. Women had 45kg of cannabis in luggage

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Customs are to step up inspections at Chek Lap Kok airport and work with overseas law enforcement authorities to stop drug traffickers smuggling cannabis from South Africa to the city, a senior customs officer said. This follows the arrest of two women who arrived from Johannesburg with a total of 45kg of cannabis hidden in their luggage on Tuesday and Wednesday. Ben ...

  5. $3m worth of cannabis seized

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The haul, disguised as tea leaves, came from Thailand, say customs officers Customs officers yesterday seized more than $3 million worth of cannabis smuggled into Hong Kong ... artificial plants there at about 4pm. The drugs weighed 26kg and had a street value of about $3.1 million. When officers examined the vehicle they found most of the cannabis in a plastic box ...

  6. Marijuana crop on show

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Cannabis plants found disguised as normal plants with paper flowers are displayed yesterday after police raids this week on the roof-top of a Sai Kung house. An American man, 45, and his Filipino wife, 30, were arrested on the premises and will appear in Kwun Tong Court charged with one count of cultivating cannabis plants and one count of obstructing a police ...

  7. Police bust cannabis operation

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... said. A 45-year-old American and his 31-year-old Filipino wife were arrested. 'Officers found 22 cannabis plants, each about two metres tall, on the roof. They also found some cannabis seeds and dried cannabis inside the house,' the spokesman said. He added that the officers were still calculating the value of the seizure. Police found the roof was built like ...

  8. Briton appears in court on drug charge

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man British carpenter John Minney, 42, appeared in Eastern Court yesterday charged with drug possession. Minney, described as a tourist in court documents, was arrested on Lamma Island on Saturday allegedly in possession of 14.5 grams of cocaine and 1 gram of cannabis resin. The case was adjourned to December 14 and Minney was remanded in custody. ...

  9. Police find marijuana farm in Yuen Long

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... North raided the farm in Shung Shan San Tsuen in Pat Heung late on Tuesday night after receiving a tip-off. As police entered the abandoned farm at 9pm, they found 83 pots of cannabis growing up to 1.2 metres high. They arrested a 27-year-old man at the scene for cultivating cannabis. An initial investigation revealed that the farm had been operated around-the-clock for two months ...

  10. Police seize $2.84m haul of Ice in hotel raid

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... arrested four suspects who are due to appear in court today. The 13kg of seized drugs included Ice and cannabis with a total value of $3.2 million. The drugs were found separately in two operations ... cannabis and arresting a 28-year-old man. Officers found 5kg of cannabis inside a suitcase that a man was carrying when he was arrested about 4pm on Saturday. Another 3.5kg of suspected cannabis ...




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