Police Blotter: 30 Sep 2008

Police Blotter: 30 Sep 2008

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DISABLED MAN DROWNS IN POND

Aom Am, 59, a disabled man, drowned in a pond in Kampong Speu province Thursday. Aom Am's neighbour, who discovered the man and his wheelchair in the pond on Friday morning, said that the man must have fallen into the pond on his way to the pagoda to celebrate P'Chum Ben Thursday night.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

MAN FAILS TO PAY FOR RENTAL CAR

Soun Vuthy, 21, who lives in the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association, was arrested by police after he failed to pay for a rental car Friday. The representative of Global Cambodia Trade Development Company, where Soun Vuthy rented the car, said that Soun Vuthy not only failed to pay the company for renting the car but also did not return a hand phone that he recently borrowed from a monk to make a few phone calls.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

FISHERMAN ROBS MOTO TAXI DRIVER

Neang Mab, 26, fisherman, was arrested by the police after he physically assaulted Chheoun Brospov, 25, moto taxi driver, and stole his motorbike and hand phone in Botom Sakor district, Kos Kong province at 1am Tuesday. The police said that Neang Mab befriended Chheoun Brospov and invited him to his home for a few drinks before rendering him unconscious and robbing him.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

BOOTLEG WHISKEY IN PHNOM PENH

Tuy Menghor, 35, and Heng Rattanak, 36, were arrested by the police with 143 bottles of counterfeit alcohol in Phnom Penh Friday. The police said that the confiscated bounty included 60 bottles of Black Label Whiskey, 47 bottles of Red Label Whiskey and 35 bottles of Gold Label Reserve Whiskey.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

 
MAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON

Grand Kimhelling, 43, a Korea-American, was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment Friday for killing his wife. The man tried to commit suicide by jumping from the rooftop of his Phnom Penh house after the incident but was arrested after he survived the fall.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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