US NATIONAL ARRESTED
Michael James Dodd, 59, a US citizen, has been detained for having sex with a 14-year-old girl. He was arrested by the anti-human trafficking police cooperating with the US FBI on Saturday in Phsar Thmey 3 commune, Daun Penh district, Phnom Penh when the police found a 14-year-old girl in his room. The FBI said the man was given a 10-year sentence for sex crimes in the US but had been released after five years.
PROSTITUTES ROUNDED UP
On Tuesday, Tuol Kork police rounded up street girls in the district. In this third crackdown in recent times, 11 girls were caught. Police said the girls will be sent to the Phnom Penh Social Affairs office to be re-educated.
NASTY NEPHEW THREATENS GRANNIE
Grandma Duong Tum, 72, lived alone in Prek Kory commune, Sa'ang district, Kandal province. She took her nephew to live with her as he was homeless. The nephew, Mean Khnoy, threatened the grandma, saying he would sell a piece of her land. The police are making Mean Khnoy promise not to threaten his grandma again. The police are also waiting for the grandma's decision on whether she will allow Mean Khnoy to continue to stay with her.
FRIEND CHEATS FRIEND OUT OF MOTO
A man was cheated out of a motorbike by his friend at 10:15am on Saturday in Toeuk Thla village and commune, Serey Sophorn district, Banteay Meanchey province. The suspect was Thun Kimsan, 22. Thun Kimsan borrowed the motorbike from the victim but did not return.
DRUNK STUDENT DROWNS IN POND
A drunk student drove his motorbike into a pond and drowned on Monday in Me Phleung village, Svay Rieng commune, district and province.