High Grade Heroin Bricks found hidden in Child’s Car Seat

Police investigators found 5 bricks of high-grade heroin hidden under a child’s car seat, after swooping on a vehicle to arrest a suspect wanted for involvement in importing a large quantity of amphetamine precursors intercepted in May last year. The 38 year-old suspect named Wang was arrested after 5 police cars surrounded his vehicle in an alley in Nantun District, Taichung City yesterday, July 30. A search of Wang’s vehicle turned up 5 bricks of heroin of up to 90%

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Suspect Arrested After Cops Shoot at Tires

Police detectives in Taichung City shot at the back tires of a suspect vehicle before arresting a suspect wanted on charges relating to trading in firearms and drugs. Detectives investigating the case observed that the 36 year-old man named Zhou, had a regular pattern of movement. Late yesterday afternoon, the detectives proceeded to Longjing District, where Zhou appeared on schedule, driving a stolen car. Zhou parked his car, and police waited until a large truck stopped at a red light,

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Police Block National Freeway to Make Massive Drug Bust

National Highway Police yesterday used four patrol cars to block the northbound lanes of National Freeway 3 in Taoyuan, causing a 3 kilometer-long traffic jam, allowing Coast Guard and police investigators to intercept drug traffickers carrying 181 kilograms of ketamine. At around 4:00pm Friday, August 4, coast guard officers from the Northern Coastal Patrol Office in a joint operation with Taipei City and Taichung City police followed suspects driving two cars, one described as a black Mercedes Benz from Taichung

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264KG Cannabis Bust in Tainan: “Biggest in Recent Years”

[Cover picture: UDN] Police and Coast Guard officers this morning raided a Penghu registered fishing vessel in Anping fishing port, Tainan City, and intercepted a 264 kilogram haul of cannabis. Prosecutors said it was the biggest marijuana bust in the last five years. The raid was conducted at 1:00am this morning after a tip off from investigators in Kaohsiung. Investigators found 519 bags each weighing around 500 grams. The captain of the fishing boat, Hsia Zhongyi and three Indonesian crew

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Indonesia Police Bust 1 ton Amphetamine Haul: Taiwanese Suspect Shot Dead

[Cover Picture: Channel News Asia] Indonesian police intercepted a record one metric ton haul of crystal methamphetamine imported from China on a tip-off from Taiwan Police today, July 13. A Taiwanese suspect, Lin Minghui was shot dead as he tried to evade police. Another two, Chen Weicuan and Liao Guanyu were arrested, and another suspect, Hsu Yungli is still at large after evading arrest. One of the arrested is in hospital after being shot in the leg. The drugs were

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Greenpeace Releases Scathing Report on Taiwan

A comprehensive report on Taiwan’s fishing industry was released by Greenpeace International, Thursday April 14, which accuses the country’s government of failing to take responsibility for the actions of of its fishing fleet in global waters; and warns of damage to the Made in Taiwan brand. The report is the result of a 12-month investigation that included interviews and observations of Taiwanese vessels and crew operating in the Pacific Ocean as far away as Fiji. Investigators visited major fishing ports

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