Passersby help Cops arrest suspects in Banqiao District after officer grabbed in bear hug

One suspect ran, and another attempted to stop a police officer from chasing his friend by putting him in a bear hug, but passersby grabbed the fleeing suspect and held him down in Banqiao District yesterday afternoon, January 30. An officer named Guo, from the Haishan Police station was on routine patrol when he spotted a suspicious vehicle at the intersection of Xianmin Boulevard and Cuimin Street shortly after noon. As Guo approached a vehicle, a man opened the passenger

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Patrol Car Hit while Running Red Light: Forgot to turn on Siren

A police car escorting an ambulance and a civilian car was hit by another car while running a red light in Miaoli County last night. According to Apple Daily, the police officers had forgotten to turn on the siren. Earlier in the evening, officers had received a report from concerned family members that a 38 year old man named Lee intended to commit suicide. Police located the man’s car near Jiuwenshui Bridge, and found Lee in the riverbed at around

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Cop Accidentally Shot by Colleague

A 23 year old police officer was shot in the chest and arm this morning after a colleague accidentally fired her service pistol while attempting clean the weapon. At around 8:40am at the Guanfu Police Station in Tucheng District, New Taipei City, a 24 year-old female police officer named Huang (黃) was doing routine maintenance on the weapon when it fired. The bullet grazed a desk before hitting a 23 year-old male officer named Wang (王) in the right arm

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Gangs a Threat to Taiwan Democracy

Members of Taiwan’s Democratic People’s Party (DPP) have called on the National Police Administration to crack-down on gangs that have been appearing at public meetings and demonstrations, and recently attempted to beat up Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong. DPP legislators believe that China has been covertly working with gangs to undermine Taiwan’s democracy. They called on the NPA to apply ‘an iron hand’ to cut off sources of funding for the gangs by raiding underground casinos, massage parlors, and

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Ambulance Smashes into Police Car: 1 Dead, 5 Injured

Photo: United Daily News One person died, and four were injured, when an ambulance traveling at high speed hit a police car, turned over, and ended up in a ditch. The accident occurred at 14:45 Xu Jia Township, Chiayi County. Both vehicles were traveling in the same direction when police spotted a motorcyclist riding without a helmet. Video from the ambulance’ dash-cam shows the police car indicating a left turn. The ambulance, was about to overtake the police car at

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Big Amphetamine bust at Kaohsiung Harbour

A huge haul of amphetamine was found in a in a refrigerated container at a wharf in Kaohsiung yesterday. 138 kilograms of the drug was concealed in the bellies of frozen tuna headed for Japan. The haul is estimated to be worth about 1.4 billion Japanese yen. Three men have been arrested in connection with the haul. Video below: Related Video

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