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Battambang province gamblers may find themselves short of a prize as cops in the eponymous city busted two men for running an illegal lottery.

Wed, 18 October 2017

Dice game players find they, too, aren’t that lucky

Tradition or not, police in Kampong Speu’s Samrong Tong district weren’t going to stand for their citizens playing a local variety of craps.

Wed, 18 October 2017

Man boxes in a wallet thief inside parked car

It’s unwise to leave your baby inside a locked car, but as one capital man learned on Monday it’s a good place to lock a thief.

Wed, 18 October 2017

Restaurant’s secret menu is not unicorn frappes

Drugs with a side of fries may have been the main selling point for a group of three dealers who were caught selling their stuff out of a restaurant on Monday in Mondulkiri province’s Keo Seima district.

Tue, 17 October 2017

Gang’s bag-snatching spree brought to an end

A gang of young bag snatchers was half a dozen strong before Phnom Penh police cracked down, arresting them all in the past four days.

Tue, 17 October 2017

Tyre thief not spared by capital cops at local KTV

Despite giving his employer the runaround, a tyre thief was caught in the capital’s Prampi Makara district and arrested on Sunday.

Tue, 17 October 2017

Reckless driver nearly takes out capital statue

It was a close call for one capital statue in Chroy Changvar commune when an SUV nearly smashed into it early yesterday.

Tue, 17 October 2017

Under-the-counter product results in arrest

Selling eggs or rice wasn’t what bothered Phnom Penh police, but selling drugs at a grocery store was crossing the line.

Tue, 17 October 2017

Escaped cons caught helping cows escape

A group of jailbirds were caught after springing five cows from their Pursat province pen and arrested in Prangil commune.

Mon, 16 October 2017

Observant security guards thwart robbery

Two thieves came out much worse after leaving their car at the scene where they were trying to steal $30,000 in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district on Saturday.