Crime

HK tutor sentenced to 18 1/2 years for sexual abuse of schoolboys in Macau

A male tutor from Hong Kong has been sentenced to a prison term of 18 years and six months for repeatedly sexually abusing at least six schoolboys.

14 Oct, 2019

Man gets 13 years for burning, blinding wife

A local man was sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment for burning and blinding his wife — four months short of the maximum sentence.

11 Oct, 2019

2 nabbed in Macau for sticking paper on wall

Two locals in their twenties are suspected to have breached the General Regulations Governing Public Places.

2 Oct, 2019

Church bus driver sexually abuses 11-year-old girl: police

A local bus driver was detained for the alleged sexual abuse of an 11-year-old girl.

26 Sep, 2019

Gongbei Customs stops woman smuggling endangered ‘golden turtles’

Local woman had five Chinese box turtles wrapped around her abdomen and in her trouser pockets when going through security checks at Gongbei Customs.

20 Sep, 2019

Overall crime rate drops in H1 but violent crimes up 8.4%: Wong

The total number of crimes reported in the first half of this year dropped 2.8% year-on-year.

4 Sep, 2019

852 Peppa Pig kidswear items seized by Customs

Counterfeit children’s items of clothing and swimwear depicting famous British cartoon character Peppa Pig were seized by customs officers.

30 Aug, 2019

Over 4,800 use mobiles while driving in Jan-July: police

Police report 4,842 cases of drivers using mobile phones while driving between January and July this year, an enormous year-on-year increase of 47% compared with the same period of last year.

29 Aug, 2019

Gongbei Customs busts luxury goods smuggling gang

Gongbei Customs has busted a gang that smuggled luxury products from Macau to the mainland.

21 Aug, 2019

Student caught with over 15,000 upskirt photos & videos

A local student arrested at the weekend for taking upskirt photos and videos.

30 Jul, 2019

South African caught at airport with 4.5 kg of cocaine, worth 12 million patacas

A South African man was arrested at the local airport when he was trying to smuggle 4.5 kg of cocaine mixed with cotton padding in clothes packed in his hand luggage on Tuesday.

25 Jul, 2019

Government proposes allowing police to gain access to cloud servers outside Macau

New bill drafted to amend existing cybercrime law, proposing that local police be allowed to gain information access stored by criminal suspects on cloud servers outside Macau.

24 Jul, 2019

Domestic violence increases 466% year-on-year

According to Director of the Judiciary Police Sit Chong Meng, domestic violence cases increased between June 2018 and the end of May 2019 from 3 to 17.

19 Jul, 2019

Gongbei Customs says children used to smuggle goods

Gongbei Customs District said that parallel traders between Shenzhen and Hong Kong are shifting their smuggling activities to the Gongbei land-border checkpoint and the Zhuhai checkpoint at the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.

19 Jul, 2019

Offences by cabbies drop ‘hugely’ after new taxi law takes effect: police

The number of regulatory breaches by taxi drivers recorded last month decreased “hugely” by 77 percent from the previous month of May, following the new taxi law coming into force on June 3.

10 Jul, 2019

Former IPIM president remains in custody after CCAC accuses him of committing several crimes

The investigation into the criminal case involving the former president of IPIM Jackson Chang has been completed and the case has been transferred to the judicial agency, says the CCAC.

6 Jul, 2019

Jackson Chang, the former President of Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, is detained

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) arrested the former president of the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) Jackson Chang on Wednesday, judicial sources told Lusa-Portuguese News Agency.

5 Jul, 2019

Taxi driver to pay 70,000 patacas for assaulting passenger

The Court of Second Instance (TSI) has ordered a taxi driver who physically assaulted his female passenger to pay MOP 70,000 in compensation to the victim.

4 Jul, 2019

Police nab Brazilian drug mule, largest cocaine haul this year

The Judiciary Police (PJ) arrested a Brazilian man at the local airport when he was smuggling cocaine into Macau on Saturday, with 30 oval pellets hidden in his underpants and his right sock, while four pellets were found inside his body

2 Jul, 2019

Two six-year-olds raped last week

Two schoolgirls were raped last week, the Judiciary Police (PJ) informed Monday at the joint press conference for police authorities held at the Public Security Police Force (PSP) facilities. 

2 Jul, 2019