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Police Blotter: 13 Sep 2011

Police Blotter: 13 Sep 2011

Police arrest pair over bus full of illegal logs
A bus carrying about 1.3 tonnes  of illegal timber was confiscated by police and two suspects jailed on charges of transporting it on Friday in Kampong Thom province’s Stung district.  Police said  the two suspects, 21 and 30, had hidden the timber under cargo on the roof, as well as seats on the bus. The load
of illegal timber has been sent to the Forestry Administration.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

‘Brothel’ raid leads to arrest, rehabilitation
A VIETNAMESE woman who allegedly ran a brothel for more than one year in Banteay Meanchey province’s Sisophon district was arrested on Sunday. Police arrested the suspect, 31, during a raid on the brothel, in which they found four Vietnamese sex workers. The women have been sent to a rehabilitation centre. Police said they also confiscated 207 condoms during the raid.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Noodle stand moto theft ends in arrest
POLICE arrested a man for allegedly stealing a motorbike belonging to an acquaintance in Sihanoukville on Saturday. The motorbike’s owner said his acquaintance had asked to borrow his motorbike while they were eating noodles. He said he waited hours for his acquaintance to return before deciding to go searching for him. The suspect was found in the small hours and detained by the motorbike’s owner until police arrived and arrested him.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Couple held on narcotics charges
A COUPLE were arrested yesterday on suspicion of drug trafficking in the capital’s Duan Penh district. Police said a 28-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were pulled over at a traffic stop and arrested after they found three packages of crystal methamphetamine concealed under the seat of their motorbike. The couple were taken into custody for questioning and is awaiting trial.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Unique sound leads man to his stolen bike
A MAN was arrested by police on Saturday in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district for allegedly stealing another man’s motorbike. The victim, 21, said he discovered his motorbike had been stolen after he got off work. Five hours later, he said, he heard the sound of a motorbike that was identical to his. The victim and his friends followed the sound until they found the stolen motorbike, which was driven by the 20-year-old suspect. The suspect attempted to flee on foot, but was detained by the victim and his friends until police arrived to make an arrest.
NOKOR WAT

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