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  1. Guilty plea over vandalism at police HQ

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A man with a history of bipolar disorder yesterday pleaded guilty to spraying graffiti on a wall at police headquarters and throwing a can at an officer from a metal ledge. Liu Chi-yan, 36, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to ...

  2. Punishment must fit the crime for eco-vandals

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was halted. The two departments give conflicting accounts of what went wrong. But a more proactive, interdepartmental approach is needed to combat eco-vandalism. The Sai Wan case represents a quirk ...

  3. Vandals desecrate graves at Happy Valley cemetery

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Diocesan Board of Catholic Cemeteries, Dominic Chan Chi-ming, said it was the first large-scale vandalism in the cemetery's history. He said a guard had seen a middle-aged woman leave ... 'I was shocked,' she said of the vandalism. 'Fortunately my father's tomb is fine. Only the vases had fallen down.' ...

  4. Police nab suspect in MTR vandalism

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police officers posing as passengers arrested a man on suspicion of tearing a poster on a train in Chai Wan. Detectives are investigating reports of criminal damage to MTR route maps on 17 trains between March 1 and Thursday. 'The route m ...

  5. Shop vandalism was 'favour', court told

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter One of three men charged over vandalism attacks on New World Development properties in July claimed he was unaware of any impending attack until he was given a can of red paint near the scene by an acquaintance he had met in a disco. Huen Ka-sing, 22, told police he had helped splash the paint on the roller shutters of a New World Mobility mobile-phone shop ...

  6. Tough penalties needed for rural vandals

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our community treasures the countryside. Those who despoil it for personal gain deserve a heavy fine and possibly a prison sentence. Yet, this was not the message that was sent by Tsuen Wan Court yesterday. For building an illegal concrete crossing that d ...

  7. Africans arrested over fight in Wan Chai

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Two Africans were arrested for assaulting two Nepali men during an argument in Wan Chai yesterday. The Africans, aged 28 and 30, were arrested for possessing weapons, criminal vandalism and resisting arrest. Police said the four men fought outside a bar in Lockhart Road. The Nepalis, 20 and 21, tried to flee in a taxi, but the Africans stopped the car ...

  8. Scores arrested in crackdown

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Police arrested 93 men and 27 women in connection with various cases, including robbery, arson, vandalism, brothels and illegal soccer betting during a joint operation with mainland and Macau law enforcement bodies. In the operation, which began on Friday and ended yesterday, officers seized HK$7 million of soccer betting slips, 7,300 pirated and pornographic movie ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by a saw that fell from a flat in Tit Shu Street, Tai Kok Tsui, at 11.15am. Police arrested a man, 44, who said he dropped it while working. Alleged vandals assault police Two taxi passengers were arrested for vandalism and assaulting police officers at Ting Fu Street, Sau Mau Ping, at around 1am yesterday. The driver complained the men had damaged the taxi seats. The pair attacked officers ...

  10. Raids, one arrest in New World probe

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The anti-triad operation prompted by the vandalism and ram-raid attacks targeting New World Development properties last week continued yesterday with police raids and an arrest for drug possession. From 10pm on Monday to 5am yesterday, more than 50 officers from the Police Tactical Unit and Organised Crime and Triad Bureau searched eight locations, including a disco ...




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