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  1. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Bug HK cargo of Ice drug seized by Australian police

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney, AFP

    ... time this year, Australian police have uncovered a huge shipment of the drug Ice from Hong Kong, this time hidden in a container filled with furniture. Authorities in Sydney said on Friday ... a commercial quantity of the drug. The maximum penalty for each offence is life imprisonment and an A$825,000 fine. The arrests come after 558 kilograms of heroin and methamphetamine was smuggled ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong man caught with 300 grams of Ice

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 02:16pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit A Hong Kong man was arrested after trying to smuggle 330 grams of the party drug Ice, or crystal meth, from the mainland, police said on Thursday. The man, 49, was stopped by police and customs officers at the immigration hall at the Lo Wu border control point, while returning from Shenzhen on Wednesday afternoon. A search of his bag revealed the 330 grams of the drug ...

  3. Master musician given probation for drug offence

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com A master of a traditional Chinese musical instrument was granted 18 months' probation on drugs charges in Eastern Court yesterday, after ... in the yangqin- a Chinese hammered dulcimer. He was caught last October in Aberdeen carrying marijuana, methamphetamine, ketamine and Ecstasy, and pleaded guilty to using drugs on April 30. He appeared ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pair arrested over drugs Two women were arrested in a karaoke lounge in Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, after allegedly selling HK$600 worth of drugs. ...

  5. Police bust triad ring using young drug addicts

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have smashed a triad-controlled syndicate that recruited youngsters to sell illegal substances after getting them hooked on free drugs ... and on Tuesday night. Police believe the suspects, aged from 17 to 27, are members of the Wo Shing Wo triad. Last night, officers were looking for two more men in connection with the case. Illegal drugs ...

  6. Drugged driver takes fearful passengers on wild ride

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com A minibus driver was arrested for drug-driving after a panicked passenger called police for help early yesterday during a horror ride from Jordan to Tuen Mun. ... along Castle Peak Road near Tuen Mun. Police stopped the bus with a road block near Golden Beach in Castle Peak Road. Officers found several drugs: two grams of suspected Ice, ...

  7. Sting busts drug gangs using teens as couriers

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Two baby-faced policemen posed as video-game enthusiasts, leading to a bust on two triad-related gangs that recruited teenagers to deliver drugs ... and 17 who were allegedly recruited by the gangs to deliver drugs in Tai Po and Sheung Shui. One of them is a secondary school pupil. In April, the two undercover agents were sent to game centres ...

  8. Drug-bust boy saved by consulate

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... other people in Fuk Hang Tsuen, Tuen Mun, and seized 50kg of cocaine. Sniffer dogs later led police to a further 467kg of the drug concealed in heaps of plastic waste in a recycling warehouse in the village. The boy's parents and four suspects were charged with trafficking dangerous drugs and appeared in Tuen Mun Court on Monday. The case was adjourned to November 14 and all six were ...

  9. Drug-induced paranoia on the mean streets of Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and it's there that the fun really starts. A triad-controlled Wan Chai nightclub, of course, is not a clever place to work if you're addicted to a drug with a tendency to induce horrifying ... there's a lot of enthusiastic reminiscing about long, intoxicated nights in Wan Chai nightspots, both as doorman and patron. Thrall is refreshingly unapologetic about the main reason for his drug ...

  10. Drug lord who used boy gets 30 years

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng maggie.ng@scmp.com Three men in a drug syndicate who recruited a 15-year-old boy as a courier to smuggle HK$4.45 million of methamphetamine into Hong Kong and Australia were ... Instance. Wong Tak-wai, 36, the mastermind, was jailed for 30 years on five counts of conspiracy to traffic dangerous drugs. John Lee Hoi-tong, 46, was jailed for 26 years and six months on four ...




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