Crime

Mongolian caught for month-long shoplifting spree

A Mongolian man was arrested on Sunday for an over month-long shoplifting spree and a quantity of stolen goods has been seized.

24 Apr, 2020

7 cheated out of MOP 9 million in department store cash voucher scam

A local man has been arrested, suspected of cheating at least seven local residents out of over MOP 9 million by reselling a local department store’s cash vouchers that have couldn’t provide last year.

23 Apr, 2020

12 nabbed for 9-million-pataca health voucher fraud

Twelve men and women have been arrested for using more than 11,000 local ID cards since May last year to obtain digital health vouchers through fraudulent methods.

22 Apr, 2020

Man kills wife with wooden stools (Update)

Local man arrested on Tuesday after killing his wife with two stools in their flat on Sunday.

22 Apr, 2020

Macau resident kills wife over gambling dispute

A 67-year-old Macau resident surnamed "Lei" confessed on Monday that he murdered his wife on Sunday due to money disputes, the Judiciary Police (PJ) announced today.

21 Apr, 2020

Woman found dead in kitchen, murder suspect nabbed

A woman was found dead with scalp lacerations in the kitchen of a flat on Monday and an aggravated murder suspect has been arrested.

21 Apr, 2020

8 nabbed in people-smuggling case

A public relations staff and a security guard were arrested on Saturday for smuggling six mainlanders into Macau and arranging hotel rooms for them, while two mainlanders were arrested later that day for using forged documents to enter the city

16 Apr, 2020

NGO worker buying PPE cheated out of MOP 849,000

A local woman working for a non-governmental organisation told the police that she had been cheated out of 750,000 yuan (849,000 patacas) when purchasing personal protective equipment to be donated.

15 Apr, 2020

Crimes drop 28.4% in Q1 amid COVID-19 crisis

The police recorded 2,380 crime cases in the first quarter, a year-on-year drop of 28.4%.

8 Apr, 2020

Alcoholic beverage seller embezzles MOP 1 million of company funds for gambling

Alcoholic beverage salesman who embezzled company funds had used the ill-gotten money for gambling.

2 Apr, 2020

Police bust 2 drug trafficking, smuggling cases in 1 day

The Judiciary Police (PJ) busted two drug trafficking cases on Tuesday, involving four Hong Kong men and a woman selling cocaine in Macau’s night entertainment venues, and a local woman smuggling drugs through the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB).

19 Mar, 2020

Police bust drug trafficking gang led by HK men

Five people suspected of working for a Hong Kong drug-trafficking gang have been arrested, with police seizing drugs worth 220,000 patacas, as well as 74,000 patacas in cash.

12 Mar, 2020

1000-metres of illegal fishing nets cleared to ensure fairway safety

Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA) officials found scores of illegal fishing nets floating on the surface of the fairway in the Inner Harbour on Tuesday.

12 Mar, 2020

Reported crimes dip 1.3% last year, security remains ‘stable’

Macau's number of reported crimes dropped 1.3 percent to 14,178 last year, the Secretariat for Security headed by Wong Sio Chak said today. 

6 Mar, 2020

Customs officers nab 2 IIs, seize haul of undeclared goods

People entering the city illegally and using the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge to smuggle undeclared goods are the latest illegal activities that the Macau Customs Service have cracked down on.

6 Mar, 2020

South African smuggles cocaine worth MOP 3.5 million in shoes

A 26-year-old South African man smuggled over one kilogramme of cocaine in the soles of his shoes into Macau.

4 Mar, 2020

2 drug mules from Guinea caught with cocaine worth MOP 6.8 million

Two female drug mules from Guinea have been caught smuggling 130 pellets of cocaine weighing 2,080 grammes worth a total of about 6.8 million patacas as they entered Macau via the airport.

19 Feb, 2020

Man claims he’s from Wuhan after shoplifting

When a suspected supermarket thief was caught by an off-duty senior police officer and a security guard on Saturday, he yelled, "I am from Wuhan" and "I am mentally ill”.

18 Feb, 2020

Anonymous to attack Macau computers on Thursday: police

The international hacktivist group Anonymous plans to launch a cyberattack against China ⁠— including Macau ⁠— on Thursday in support of Tibet's pro-independence movement.

11 Feb, 2020

Man spoils 320 facemasks with mucus, saliva: police

A man who smeared mucus and saliva on 320 facemasks on Monday was arrested by the police and transferred to the Public Prosecution Office (MP) Wednesday morning.

6 Feb, 2020