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Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:30 am

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia News: On December 13, 2019, at 2:30 pm, combined police forces and officials from Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville raided Xing Liing Hao Restaurant # 16C, 109K Street, Porsenchey District, Phnom Penh. They had a warrant for the arrest of the owner of the premises, 43-year-old female, Song Hour.
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The raid resulted in two Chinese nationals being arrested, and police found and confiscated the following items:
- Two passports (Wang Qiao Ling, female Chinese, Wang Hai Tao, male Chinese).
- One AK-47 rifle
- One bullet Long type bullet
- 5 ATMs
- 3 cell phones
- 3 cash machines and 4 bank cards
- two drug scales
One gram of crystalline powder like a finger (suspected drug)
- 1 packet of white gram flour
- Two WY tablets
Eight red capsules (suspected drug)
- 3 bottles of water pills (suspected drug)
- Some packing bags
- Some drug paraphernalia
- One security camera data storage unit
- A white RX300 with the license plate number 2AP-8243.
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by Tarndog » Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:07 pm

Good riddance, biatch!
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by John Bingham » Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:22 pm

One worm ridden AK and one bullet. 8)

And did they actually mean ATMs? :?
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by AndyKK » Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:43 pm

John Bingham wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 4:22 pm
One worm ridden AK and one bullet. 8)

And did they actually mean ATMs? :?
ATM card readers possibly for the restaurant customers, is this the normal businesses of a Chinese restaurant that of what we had read in previous news of the likes of the little sleepy coastal town, where owners armed themselves to protect their business interests. Now we are seeing or rather hearing of the problem of drugs and arms growing in the kingdom, and now not confined to one place. This may only be a smaller operation of the supply of drugs or that of personal use.
Whatever the outcome drugs alone may give the quick high of utopia to the users, but certainly misery will be the overall burden. But, in the case of dealers and takers of a so called upper class type drug and the effect it will have on the mind and body, the dealer or taker, ever being armed with any type of weapon and wants to evade capture of the authorities doesn't need thinking of what outcomes could be. That effect will bring a new meaning and measures to fighting the drugs war in the country.
How many of you would think today that the famous Golden Triangle is still the main supply to the country? I would take a wild guess and think now the country supplies oneself.
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:01 pm

AndyKK wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:43 pm
Golden Triangle is still the main supply to the country? I would take a wild guess and think now the country supplies oneself.
Relax Andy, we don't produce or manufacture - we only process

General Meas Virith, secretary-general of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD), said chemical substances, mixing machines and other equipment found at the scene of drug busts led authorities to conclude that drug processing was occurring inside the country.

“I accept that there is processing but there is no sign of production in Cambodia. Manufacturing means they produce [or grow] the raw materials and turn it into drugs. Processing means that they already have drugs,” Virith said.

https://vodenglish.news/drug-processing ... cials-say/
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by AndyKK » Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:39 pm

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:01 pm
AndyKK wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:43 pm
Golden Triangle is still the main supply to the country? I would take a wild guess and think now the country supplies oneself.
Relax Andy, we don't produce or manufacture - we only process

General Meas Virith, secretary-general of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD), said chemical substances, mixing machines and other equipment found at the scene of drug busts led authorities to conclude that drug processing was occurring inside the country.

“I accept that there is processing but there is no sign of production in Cambodia. Manufacturing means they produce [or grow] the raw materials and turn it into drugs. Processing means that they already have drugs,” Virith said.

https://vodenglish.news/drug-processing ... cials-say/
There's no growing of this synthetic drug only the supply of the correct medicines needed, and the ability of a chemist.
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by John Bingham » Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:05 pm

While I don't know the full scale of it anymore than the next person I haven't seen much evidence of large scale production here so I believe most is coming from the Myanmar.
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by Anchor Moy » Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:23 pm

There is meth production in Cambodia, but AFAIK it's relatively small potatoes, and until recently, the production was probably sold locally. However, there have been some busts recently in Cambodia where Chinese nationals have been setting up small factories. This is a recent trend.

From what the reputable news sources say, huge factories in Golden Triangle/Myanmar are producing most of the methamphetamine that is confiscated by authorities in the SEA region, including Cambodia. They say the big guys are international Chinese gangsters.These are the ones who are flooding the SEA drug markets with meth packaged as "Chinese tea" .
In such large quantities, the meth is so cheap to produce, and the mark up is so high, that the druglords don't even care about 100kgs busts from time to time. Their prime markets are Japan, Korea, and western countries, where the street price of meth makes it all worth while.
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:23 pm

^^^ Generally all true.
Cambodia is also a major transshipment country for burmese product.

700% rise in Meth seizures in 5 years 2014 -18
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Re: Two Chinese Arrested After Guns and Drugs Found in Restaurant Raid

Post by AndyKK » Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:25 am

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:23 pm
^^^ Generally all true.
Cambodia is also a major transshipment country for burmese product.

700% rise in Meth seizures in 5 years 2014 -18
Anchor Moy wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 7:23 pm
There is meth production in Cambodia, but AFAIK it's relatively small potatoes, and until recently, the production was probably sold locally. However, there have been some busts recently in Cambodia where Chinese nationals have been setting up small factories. This is a recent trend.

From what the reputable news sources say, huge factories in Golden Triangle/Myanmar are producing most of the methamphetamine that is confiscated by authorities in the SEA region, including Cambodia. They say the big guys are international Chinese gangsters.These are the ones who are flooding the SEA drug markets with meth packaged as "Chinese tea" .
In such large quantities, the meth is so cheap to produce, and the mark up is so high, that the druglords don't even care about 100kgs busts from time to time. Their prime markets are Japan, Korea, and western countries, where the street price of meth makes it all worth while.
Would mostly agree on both comments put here, in the Golden Triangle it is very taxing on the Thai authorities to stop the flow of Methamphetamine from penetrating its border. Here in Cambodia we see articles from the news of the same (but possibly on a smaller scale) traffickers caught with the drug packaged in Chinese tea packets. It could be that the drug here is too expensive for most, or the transhipment of the particular drug is not moving onto the other country's like it had in past years.
The other reason like I had quoted it is being produced in situ, like we saw in the news not many weeks ago with the Vietnamese lab in Phnom Penh. "Ice" Crystal Methamphetamine maybe expensive, but the past "Yabba" was affordable, it in it's self maybe making a comeback.

“We will urge anti-drug authorities to cooperate more on providing the countries affected with knowledge and strategic guidelines for controlling the production and transport of drugs and preventing and suppressing their abuse,”

https://www.chiangraitimes.com/crime-ch ... -thailand/

The Office of the Narcotics Control Board is ready to cooperate with partner authorities to curb the smuggling of ingredients needed for making methamphetamine, he said.

That is where the authorities in the countries affected should look first, because without ingredients there is no drug.
Always "hope" but never "expect".
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