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Police make gun, drug bust in Hsinchu

2012/08/07 22:36:36

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) Police in Hsinchu City cracked a gun and drug case, seizing 20 kg of ketamine, nearly 2 kg of amphetamine and NT$15 million (US$501,000) in cash Tuesday.

The police said they made the seizure after arresting two suspects in Taoyuan City.

The police also found two submachine guns, four modified handguns and 414 bullets in the suspects' vehicle and their residence.

The police did not say whether the suspects are part of a gang but quoted the suspects as saying that they were ready to supply the drugs to night spots in northern Taiwan.

The arrest was the result of a two-month investigation, according to the police.

(By Huang Yen-yu and Lisha Hsu)