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Police Blotter: 1 Nov 2011

Irate Iranian cyclist arrested after wreck
AN IRANIAN man was arrested for disorderly conduct on Saturday in the capital’s Chamkarmon district. Police said the 40-year-old suspect, on a bicycle, collided head-on with a motodop. When the motodop tried to take a photo of the suspect in order to file a complaint, the suspect smashed the victim’s phone on the ground. Police eventually detained the Iranian after several witnesses complained.

Pair detained for flaking on dinner bill
TWO men in their 30s were arrested by police on Sunday for refusing to pay a restaurant bill in Banteay Meanchey province’s Mongkol Borei district. Police said the two suspects had spent all night eating and drinking in the restaurant, racking up a bill of more than $100. The restaurant owner called authorities when the pair tried to leave without paying.

Alleged robbers swipe necklace; one caught
ONE of two men suspected of stealing a necklace from a woman’s neck was arres-ted on Sunday in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district. Police said the suspects grabbed the necklace while they were riding on motorbikes. After the suspects stole the necklace, the 28- year-old woman shouted for help, alerting people nearby who attempted to apprehend the pair of robbers. One of the suspects, a 17-year-old, was captured by authorities, while the second suspect escaped. The necklace has been returned to its owner.

Woman catches moto thief in the attempt
A YOUNG man was arrested for stealing a 20-year-old woman’s motorbike in the capital’s Chamkarmon district on Saturday. Police said the woman had parked her motorbike outside her house. When she looked out her window and noticed the robber attempting to steal the motorbike, she shouted for help. Police said the suspect confessed to the crime after being detained.

‘Drug dealers’ held following traffic stop
A PAIR of alleged drug dealers were arrested on Saturday in Stung Treng province’s Siem Pang district. Police said they had been investigating the two suspects for a long time. When authorities finally pulled their car over, they discovered crystal methamphet-amine and a total of 180 bullets. The two suspects were sent to jail to await



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