Police Fire 9 Shots in Car Chase but Crook Gets Away

A man wanted for drug-related offences led police on a chase through Banciao and Wanhua Districts last night, and escaped despite 9 shots being fired at his car at close range. At around 10:00pm, November 10, police officers on patrol ran a license plate check after noticing a suspicious vehicle in Wanan St, Banciao District, and found the white Mitsubishi sedan belonged to a 35 year-old man named Zhang (張) who had a court order for his arrest. When the

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Fatal Hit and Run: Victim’s Leg Found 3km Away

A man riding a scooter was killed in Banciao District of New Taipei City after being hit by a Mercedes Benz that ran a red light in the early hours of the morning, Wednesday June 14. The victim was thrown 30 meters from the point of impact, and his leg was severed below the knee. However, police and ambulance officers were unable to locate the missing limb. The 55 year-old scooter rider was pronounced dead at the hospital. Several hours

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