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Police Blotter: 7 May 2009

Police Blotter: 7 May 2009

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2,000 YAMA PILLS FOUND IN B'BANG

A man found in possession of 2,000 yama amphetamine pills was arrested on Monday on suspicion of drug smuggling. Police confiscated the pills as well as a car, a motorbike and two firearms from the rented house of Rorm Rin, 34, in Battambang's Serey Sophorn district. 
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

FAMILY FOILS SON'S PLAN TO BUY GIN

Soeun Chhun, 23, was arrested on Monday after allegedly threatening to destroy his family's property in Kandal province after his family refused to let him sell rice to buy gin. The argument was reported to police by the suspect's father.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Man arrested for knife attack

Police on Monday arrested Tin Vichet, 18, in connection with a violent knife attack that left Roen Viseth, 17, with serious stab wounds to the face. The victim was taken to Calmette Hospital after the attack, which occurred on Sothearos Boulevard.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

MAID FOUND AFTER APPARENT HANGING

The body of a maid was found hanged in a house on Russian Boulevard in Tuol Kork district in what police suspect was a suicide. The maid had worked for the house's owner, who found the body on Tuesday, since January. The reason for the death is unknown.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

LOVESTRUCK MAN INGESTS POISON

A 20-year-old man in Kampong Chhnang province ingested poison in an apparent attempt to kill himself because of a failed romantic relationship. The family of the man, Yean Yom, took him to the hospital, where medical professionals reportedly saved his life.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

CITIZENS' ARREST OF MOTORBIKE THIEF

Residents of Phnom Penh's Tuol Kork district captured a suspected "professional motorbike thief" on Monday. The suspected thief, Roth Bundy, 18, is suspected of trying to steal parts from a motorbike parked on Street 336 in Tuol Kork. The bike belonged to Va Vannak, 30.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

5 DRUNKEN DRIVERS ELUDE POLICE

Six drunken men on motorbikes attempted to elude police on Monday at a market in Battambang. Five were successful. The arrested man was identified as Hay Run, 25.
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