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  1. Teenagers held in swoop on drugs party

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... taskforce on youth drug abuse in November. One suggestion was for a voluntary drug-testing scheme in schools. In a police raid on another public housing flat in Tuen Mun in November, 10 suspected ... detected seven drug smuggling cases, arrested six people and seized HK$2.94 million worth of illegal drugs. Figures from the Central Registry of Drug Abuse showed that the number of reported ...

  2. Judge hands teenage drug trafficker lenient sentence

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was 'factually fanciful'. In sentencing, the judge took into account that Tsang had a decent family background and no history of drug abuse, and that he had committed the offence as a consequence ... Magdalen Chow 16-year-old is jailed for 41/2 years, with a longer term deemed an unlikely deterrent A judge yesterday jailed a 16-year-old drug trafficker for 41/2 years, saying his ...

  3. Surge in drug crimes, family abuse

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... dismissed suggestions that the city had become a drug trafficking centre but noted a rising trend in the number of young abusers. 'We arrested 204 youngsters in the first half of last year, ... team, said more teenagers were becoming drug dealers. 'We know this from our own experience. Frequent police operations might also have led to the rise in arrests,' he said. Mr Lo ...

  4. Defenders of rights have become the abusers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Hong Kong is facing an increasingly serious problem of youth drug abuse. To tackle it, schools in Tai Po will launch a pilot drug-testing scheme this month. But just when the contentious scheme has finally got the blessing of all parties concerned, there was the news last week that an undercover police officer posing as a secondary-school student had cracked a drug ...

  5. Young drug arrests double last year's tally

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... arrested on drug charges rose from 1,218 to 1,307. The news came as four jobless teenagers aged 15 and 16 were arrested on suspicion of taking methamphetamine, the drug commonly known as Ice, in an upstairs cafe in Mong Kok on Wednesday night- the latest in a string of young people, including schoolchildren, arrested for drug offences in recent weeks. The four teenagers were among seven ...

  6. Compulsory drug tests for teens opposed

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The Society for Community Organisation (Soco) yesterday expressed doubt over the effectiveness of proposed compulsory testing to identify teenagers with drug problems. The Legislative Council security panel will today discuss the scheme, which has been recommended by a high-level taskforce on youth drug abuse. Soco yesterday handed in its submission to Legco for debate. ...

  7. Teenagers charged with selling ketamine

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two 15-year-old boys have been charged with drug trafficking for allegedly selling ketamine to five girls aged 13 to 14 from Sheung Shui Government Secondary School. The girls complained of feeling sick after allegedly taking the drug during the lunch break on Friday. They were later arrested on suspicion of taking illegal drugs. One of the girls was also arrested ...

  8. 5 pupils arrested for drug offences

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... school in Fanling. Investigators said they were shocked at the first case of drug abuse on a school's grounds. The girls' classmate, a 17-year-old boy, also a Form Two student ... arrested the 17-year-old youth in the school in connection with the case. Police said the teenager was accused of trafficking in a dangerous drug. Crime-squad officers from the New Territories ...

  9. Teenagers in court for drug trafficking in Fanling, Sheung Shui

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A 12-year-old girl was among 12 people in court yesterday for alleged drug- and triad-related activities in Fanling and Sheung Shui. The 12 defendants, aged 12 to 36, included nine teenagers. They were brought to Fanling Court to face charges of trafficking in Ice, ketamine and Ecstasy. Police arrested them in an undercover operation between April and this month. ...

  10. Teenagers in court over drugs that left girls ill

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and five students had to seek treatment in hospital. No pleas were taken and the case was adjourned to April 8 pending chemical tests on the drugs seized by police. The two teenagers were released ... Staff Reporter Two teenagers appeared in court yesterday for trafficking the ketamine that caused five Form Two students at a Sheung Shui school to fall ill on Monday. Unemployed ...




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