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A drunk and distracted driver managed to drive directly into the back of a stationary vehicle in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Wednesday.

Fri, 20 January 2017

Keen-eyed cop catches crooks in his down time

Two bold, but ultimately boneheaded, burglars made an audacious attempt to steal a police officer’s motorbike in Kratie on Tuesday.

Fri, 20 January 2017

Cement and sand don’t mix in motor mash-up

Cement met sand in a heavyweight high-speed truck crash in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district on Wednesday.

Fri, 20 January 2017

Faithless financier makes poor investment

One Phnom Penh micro-finance staffer dipped into company earnings on Sunday to fund his own investment plan a gambling addiction.

Fri, 20 January 2017

Neighbours narc on nocturnal dealer

A kandal construction worker with a part-time side job will now be serving a full-time prison sentence after he was arrested on trafficking charges on Wednesday.

Thu, 19 January 2017

Cook, caterer caught serving up mess of meth

A cook and his caterer were captured by cops for cooking up a different kind of product in Kampong Thom yesterday.

Thu, 19 January 2017

Groom’s pop popped with glass at wedding

A planned night of gaiety turned gory after a groom’s father was injured during a wedding celebration in Kampot on Tuesday.

Thu, 19 January 2017

Burglar’s watery escape drenched in mystery

A busted burglar took refuge in a Por Sen Chey pond after his prospective target unexpectedly came home early on Tuesday.

The fleeing thief jumped into the vegetated water while his would-be victim raised the alarm.

Thu, 19 January 2017

Protective gear put to pugilistic use in capital

They say a good defence is the best offence, and that certainly proved to be the case when a drunk Phnom Penh man used his protective helmet to attack another citizen on Tuesday.

Thu, 19 January 2017

Eye in the sky bags moto thieves for capital cops

GPS technology helped Phnom Penh police track down a stolen motorbike and take down a pair of thieves on Monday.

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