Man arrested for planting, detonating bomb that injured man in TSMC carpark

A man suspected of manufacturing, planting, and detonating an improvised explosive device in the Hsinchu Science Park, injuring one person, was arrested today following a two-week-long investigation. At around 5:00 pm, January 14, a 37-year-old man, named Chen, working for an outsourcing company at the TSMC factory, finished work and was about to commute home on his motor scooter when he found an unknown package in the front console of the scooter. When Chen picked up the package it exploded

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Suspect arrested after man shot dead outside convenience store in Taichung City

Police arrested a suspect this afternoon after a man was shot dead in broad daylight in an outdoor café area of a convenience store in Taichung City at around noon today, January 26. According to reports, a 49-year-old man, named Lin, and a 51-year-old man, named Zhao, met at a Family Mart convenience store on Jingwu East Road in East District at around noon. The men drank coffee and talked for around half an hour. Witnesses said that no quarreling

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Suspect arrested for killing coworker and attempting to disguise death as traffic accident

A man was arrested yesterday, and charged as a suspect in a homicide case, after police found that the body of a man burned in an apparent motor scooter crash in Tainan City had multiple stab wounds. The Tainan City Fire Department received reports of a scooter on fire at the entrance of the Yingxi Lake car park in Tainan Science Park at around 5:00 am, yesterday, December 29. After extinguishing the fire, firefighters found a charred body of a

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Police shoot suspect in the leg after raid on underground gunsmith

Police arrested three people during a raid on a gun-making workshop in New Taipei City this morning, and shot one suspect who fled the apartment armed with a pistol. Police Swat team officers broke down the door of an apartment on the fourth floor of a residential building on Fuhe Road in Yonghe District at 7:00 am, December 23, in the pursuit of a suspect believed to be making modified firearms. The 45-year-old man, named Chen had an extensive criminal

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Police arrest suspect after headless, limbless corpse found in New Taipei City

Police in New Taipei City arrested a man suspected of killing his own father, just 12 hours after a headless, limbless corpse was found in a drainage channel in New Taipei City, yesterday, December 8. At around 10:00 am, Wednesday, police received a report that a suspected human body was visible in the water in the channel beside Baoping Road in Yonghe District. A police forensics investigation found that the body was that of a male estimated to have been

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Suspect in execution-style murder extradited from China: suffers seizure during COVID test

A suspect who fled to China just hours after he allegedly shot and killed a man in New Taipei City collapsed and went into convulsions during a COVID test at the airport, just minutes after he was extradited back to Taiwan. Huang Yung-chun, is wanted in connection with the murder of 45-year-old coffee merchant Ho Ming-hsun. Ho was gunned down in front of his family home in Xindian District on the morning of November 22. The police forensic investigation found

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Gunman in suspected underworld hit flees to China

A man suspected of carrying out an execution-style killing in New Taipei City yesterday displayed meticulous planning, and boarded a plane to China just hours after the shooting. Police have identified a 24-year-old man named Huang as the main suspect in the killing of 45-year-old Ho Ming-hsun, who was gunned down in the front yard of his family home in Hsintien District at 8:15 am yesterday morning. Huang has an extensive criminal history, including convictions for firearms offences, drugs, injury,

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Convenience store clerk stabbed to death after asking customer to wear mask

A convenience store clerk in Taoyuan City died after being stabbed in the chest by a customer he had asked to put on a mask this morning, November 21. According to reports, a 41-year-old man named Chiang entered a 7-11 store on Guangfeng Road in Guishan District at around 5:00 am. The 30-year-old clerk, named Tsai, requested that Chiang put on a facemask according to epidemic prevention regulations. Chiang, who lives upstairs in the same building as the convenience store,

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Police officer’s thumb reattached after drunk driver bites it off

A police officer in Hualien City had to have his thumb reattached by surgeons after a drunk driver bit it off while resisting arrest. Police on a routine patrol in Meilun District, Monday night, November 8, stopped an elderly man after he was seen going through a red light and appearing unstable while riding an electric scooter. The 71-year-old man, named Liu, refused to cooperate with a roadside alcohol breath test, claiming that he was a retired civil servant, and

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Teen bashed into life-threatening condition after bumping into Maserati

An 18-year-old man remains in a coma after being beaten almost to death by three men following a minor traffic accident in Taichung City three days ago. According to reports, on November 7, a first-year university student, named Song, driving a white Volkswagen with 4 passengers on their way home after a church meeting, sideswiped a Maserati sports car while changing lanes on Taiwan Avenue in Xitun District at around 12:40 am. After pulling over, three men alighted from the

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