November Sai Kung police blotter

Conic Island

Police cases over the last month in Sai Kung.

Dead male body was found floating in the sea by Conic Island, initially discovered by a fishermen. The man is believed to be in his mid 40s, initial body check found no obvious wounds. After searching his belongings police found Chinese yuan, Sai Kung police has contacted the mainland police department for assistance. Investigation still ongoing.

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Preparation for Tin Hau Temple 100th anniversary celebrations. Held meetings with the Sai Kung District Community Centre and Sai Kung District Council to ensure safety of events.

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Gas explosion on rented land near Pai Tau Village, the land is currently used to keep beehives by the occupant. Police believe the male occupant was cooking sugar but forgot to turn the fire off when he left the premise. Fire spread next door causing the gas cylinder’s next door to explode. No one was hurt in the accident.

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Missing cat reported – female, 5 months old, short haired white/grey coat with blue eyes. Last seen in Tai Tan Village on September 25. If spotted or have more information call 5960 0395.

Sai Kung snake

There have been 21 reports of snakes found. The increase of number of cases is due to the season as snakes go into hibernation in this season. Recent sightings near Mok Tse Che and Tan Cheung. Police called in a snake catcher (dubbed ‘Snake King’) before any harm was caused.

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Two cases of disputes at restaurants in Sai Kung town centre. No one was charged.

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Five neighbourhood disputes, some resulted in assault or commercial damage.

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Burglary in Wong Chuk Wan Village, around $50,000 worth of valuables was stolen. The latest in the series of burglaries happening around Hong Kong. The chain of burglaries started back in April and have all happened during dinner time where construction work has been taking place. Culprit still unknown.

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Handing out leaflets around Sai Kung town, raising awareness of the recent burglaries and the importance of home security.

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Large scale jaywalking operation underway. Police stationed at pedestrian crossings outside clinic and on Po Tung Road. If caught crossing within 15m around crossing, a fine of up to $2,000 will be issued.

sai kung traffic286 Traffic complaints.

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A total of 13 ‘Fallen Tree’ reports.

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For more information, contact Sai Kung Police Station, 1 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung, 3661 630

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