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Taiwan police make largest marijuana bust in Taoyuan Airport history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four suspects were arrested after police made the largest marijuana bust in Taoyuan International Airport’s history, estimated to be worth NT$100 million (US$34 mill...

American English teacher busted for growing 19 marijuana plants in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American employed at a cram school in Kaohsiung was arrested earlier this month for growing nearly 20 marijuana plants in his residence. The suspect, a 35-year-old U...

Oregon illegal pot grows: More calls to send National Guard

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — On the same day last week that a southern Oregon county declared a state of emergency amid a sharp increase in illegal cannabis farms, police raided a site that had about 2 tons of ...

Cops bust New Taipei woman for running marijuana ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Tuesday (Sept. 14) arrested a woman suspected of being the head of a marijuana-selling ring in New Taipei City. During a press conference on Tuesday, the Crim...

No indictment in 1st case under NY's police chokehold ban

NEW YORK (AP) — A case seen as an early test of New York's law criminalizing police chokeholds has ended without an indictment. A Queens grand jury on Tuesday declined charges for Da...

Beef noodle shop owner caught selling 'Sour Diesel' marijuana to foreign students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a beef noodle shop along with eight other suspects has been arrested in northern Taiwan for selling "Sour Diesel" marijuana to foreign college stude...

$1B in illegal pot seized in largest Los Angeles County bust

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest illegal marijuana bust in Los Angeles County history — which netted 373,000 plants that would ultimately have been worth $1 billion on the street — eradicated only a fra...

Cops bust biggest marijuana grow-op in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) announced Wednesday (April 21) that it had conducted the largest seizure of marijuana plants in Taiwan's history an...

Police: Embattled NYPD officer fired gun at Atlantic Ocean

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who’s been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again Sunday after police on Long Island say he fired a pistol into the Atlantic Ocean while...

Police make largest marijuana grow-op bust in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiayi City police on Tuesday (Feb. 23) announced it had conducted the biggest seizure of plants from a marijuana growing operation in Taiwan's history and arrested tw...

NYPD officer in 'chokehold' video had prior brutality case

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer removed from duty after he was recorded putting a man in what the police commissioner said was a banned chokehold once faced criminal charges alleging he...

Filipino migrant worker, 3 Taiwanese charged with growing, selling pot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man and three Taiwanese citizens on Thursday (Dec. 5) were indicted for growing and selling marijuana in central and southern Taiwan. A Philippine migrant wo...

Canadian man caught smuggling NT$100 million worth of weed into Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian man was arrested late last month while trying to smuggle in excess of NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) worth of marijuana through Taiwan Taoyuan International Ai...

Canadian English teacher nabbed growing pot in N Taiwan gets lighter sentence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Canadian cram school teacher who teaches English and was arrested for growing marijuana at his home in northern Taiwan has been given a reduced sentence for being a &quo...

Police seize almost 200 cannabis plants in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An investigation headed by the Ciaotou District Prosecutor’s Office in Kaohsiung led to the bust of an indoor marijuana farming operation on Tuesday (Sept. 24). A...