MAN ARRESTED YEAR AFTER CRASH
Touch Hom, 22, was recently arrested in Kampong Cham province on charges of killing three people in a car accident on September 15, 2007. The man ran his car into a motorbike on Kizona Bridge, throwing two of the passengers into the river.
DEAD DRUNK IN PADDY FIELD
Phem Saphoeun, 52, was found dead in a rice field Saturday at 5:30am in his village in Svay Rieng province. Police believe the man died from a heart attack after drinking too much alcohol.
ELECTRICAL FIRE DESTROYS HOUSE
An electrical failure caused a house to burn down Saturday at 1:45am in Pursat province. The house belonged to Pich Russei, 60. Police are yet to establish the value of personal possessions lost in the inferno.
PORNOGRAPHY AND ‘ICE' GANG CAUGHT
Six men between the ages of 16 and 27 were arrested Thursday morning by Takhmao police after smoking illegal drugs. Police found three small packages of methamphetamines and three pornographic CDs in their rented room.
MAN COMMITS SUICIDE AT HOME
Soeung Sitha, 44, hanged himself Saturday morning in his cottage in Kampong Speu province. Villagers say the man had become depressed and started drinking heavily after his wife of 10 years filed for divorce.
WOULD-BE THIEF FOILS HIMSELF
Soth Sokha, a 24-year-old man from Kandal province, was arrested by police Wednesday morning for stealing a motorbike in Dangkor district, Phnom Penh. While riding the stolen motorbike, it ran out of gas. Soth Sokha then tried to walk away from the stolen motorbike, but was soon caught by police.
MAN ARRESTED FOR RAPE OF PRETEEN
l Kong Nob, 20, was arrested by police for the rape of a 12-year-old girl on January 25 in Preah Sihanouk province. The victim said she had been raped near her sister's house after taking her sister back from a party.