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  1. Film reunited former addict and his demons

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... it's a documentary about the pain caused by drug addiction, told through the eyes of a former cocaine and crack addict, Paul Boyle (pictured). The original premise of the documentary ...

  2. Worker jailed for manufacturing cocaine

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A transportation worker was jailed for 11 years and four months yesterday after admitting manufacturing cocaine and using a false identity card, the Court of First Instance heard. On February 23 last year a police raid in Lee Chung-tai's Sham Tseng premises found 391.62 grams of sodium hydroxide, an ingredient used to make cocaine. ...

  3. Half-tonne of cocaine seized in 6 months

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Police seized almost half a tonne of cocaine in the first half of this year, 13 times more than was seized during the same period last year, officials said yesterday at the mid-year crime situation review. And the abuse of cocaine in Hong Kong was expected to increase because of the huge profits involved in the sale of the drug. Police seized 498 kilograms of cocaine ...

  4. 4 held over HK$1m of cocaine

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Three Colombians, including two asylum seekers, and a Hong Kong man were arrested and HK$1 million worth of cocaine was seized in Causeway Bay early yesterday. The arrests were ... of the Colombians- a man and two women- and seizure of the 700 grams of high-grade cocaine. Shortly after midnight, the Hong Kong man was seen chatting with a Colombian man in Paterson Street, Causeway Bay, ...

  5. Cocaine seizures up four times on total for last year

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Cocaine seizures in Hong Kong so far this year are up nearly four times on the amount captured for the whole of last year- boosted by two large hauls in two months. But police ... and would not have been redistributed overseas. This year, more than 473kg of cocaine has been seized by police and customs officers compared to 121kg last year and 64kg in 2008. Ribeiro said police ...

  6. Tests delay trial over record cocaine haul

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Court hearings concerning the city's largest cocaine seizure were adjourned for almost three months yesterday after prosecutors said they needed time to complete ... normally take about 25 weeks, and had confirmed a 3kg sample was cocaine. Adjourning the case to September 6, Lam said that although the prosecution had confirmed a sample, the court could not make ...

  7. 300kg haul of cocaine found in NT house

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok and Joshua But A village head and his family members in Fanling are being investigated after police found about 300 kilograms of cocaine worth HK$300 million in his house- ... the haul, which was stored in dozens of boxes. Police estimated the high-quality drug was worth about HK$300 million on the street. In 2007, customs seized 160 kilograms of cocaine with a street ...

  8. Baking powder swapped for gang's cocaine, court told

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Four men used a truck and a goods van to transport what they believed was HK$9 million worth of cocaine across Hong Kong, but the illicit cargo had been substituted for baking powder, a court was told yesterday. Police had swapped the cocaine for baking powder after finding the drug consignment in a shipment of cocoa at the airport, Mrs Justice Verina Bokhary and a jury ...

  9. Pair held after cocaine found in parcel

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two expatriate men were arrested in Causeway Bay on Saturday by customs officers, who had seized 1.38kg of cocaine on Wednesday in the weave of a hamper sent by air from Argentina. The pair, aged 26 and 36, will appear in Tsuen Wan Court today on a joint charge of drug trafficking. ...

  10. Three more held over record cocaine haul

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Three more people have been arrested in connection with a record 372kg cocaine seizure in Tai Po Tin village, Ta Kwu Ling. The men, aged 28, 42, and 48, were arrested in Sau Mau Ping, Tin Shui Wai and Sheung Shui, and were being detained last night. Of the 14 people arrested in the case, six have been charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug. Police are still ...




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