Police Blotter: 02 Feb 2010

Police Blotter: 02 Feb 2010

POLICE

Teen theft lands two in trouble
Two teens were arrested after being accused of stealing US$10,000 in jewellery. The boy admitted he stole $560 and some jewellery, but said the items were not worth $10,000. He said he gave a 17-year-old girl $30 then sold the rest of the jewellery. The girl said she spent all the money. Despite their ages, Phnom Penh Municipal Court ordered their arrests.
DEUM AMPIL

Boy arrested after second warrant
A 17-year-old boy was arrested Monday, accused of theft in Kandal province’s Takhmao district and Phnom Penh. The boy had managed to evade arrest since last February. He was finally seized Monday following a further citation from Kandal provincial court stemming from a robbery he allegedly committed in May.
DEUM AMPIL

Suspects arrested on way to hotel
Phnom Penh Municipal Court issued a citation on Friday to detain five people aged between 24 and 45-years-old, all accused of soliciting sex from girls aged between eight and 20. Local police arrested two of the accused on January 25 as they were taking two girls to a hotel room in the capital.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Victim gets new house and car
Two men were sentenced to five years in prison at Phnom Penh Municipal Court Friday, after being convicted of robbing a person of valuable jewellery. The two accused were also ordered to pay US$60,000 in compensation to the victim. However, because the thieves did not have enough money, the victim was instead awarded their house and car.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Men booze up taxi drivers, steal bikes
Battambang police arrested two men on Saturday on suspicion of stealing motorbikes from two drunken moto-taxi drivers. Police allege the two men encouraged the drivers to drink heavily until they were drunk, before stealing the motorbikes and driving off. Officers say they saw the two accused men speeding in front of the police station, before chasing them down and arresting them.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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