Foreigner busted for meth?

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Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by rick_o'shea » Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:11 pm

I heard a foreigner was busted on Friday night at GSM for meth possession. Apparently he's being detained but has been told 10k will get him off the hook.

I see nothing about it in the news.

He was riding a moto that belonged to a Khmer girl I know. The moto has been impounded.

Did anyone hear about this in the news?
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Post by Username Taken » Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:32 pm

10K for meth? But only 5K for crashing into tuk tuks while drunk driving (and most of that 5K went to the tuk tuk owners not the bib).
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by rick_o'shea » Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:35 pm

I'm taking it all with a pinch of salt. Heard it all from the owner of the moto, who tends to bend the truth a little. I don't think the story is a total fabrication though.
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:50 pm

Foreigners are probably getting busted and shaken down by the cops regularly in meth central GSM, just because it wasn't reported by the media doesn't mean that it didn't happen.

Cops probably started off at 10k, but will settle for a lot less, even bribes are negotiable in Cambodia.
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by rick_o'shea » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:51 pm

Sure I know this. Unfortunately the young lady who owns the moto will have to cough up to get her wheels back too.
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:56 pm

Is she a meth head aswell?
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by rick_o'shea » Sun Dec 04, 2016 6:07 pm

I'm not sure. I don't believe so, but I wouldn't bet too much on it. It's not my problem and she is not my responsibility at all. I'm just interested to know if anyone was aware of it. I'll find out more from her if I see her around.

On the subject of foreigners being shaken down all the time, i was out walking on st 19 early this morning, and I was passed by a tuk tuk full of two young backpacker dudes, their luggage, and two military cops! One of the khmers was wearing some kind of riot gear. The barangs looked very sorry indeed.
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by Raybull » Sun Dec 04, 2016 7:17 pm

rick_o'shea wrote:I'm not sure. I don't believe so, but I wouldn't bet too much on it. It's not my problem and she is not my responsibility at all. I'm just interested to know if anyone was aware of it. I'll find out more from her if I see her around.

On the subject of foreigners being shaken down all the time, i was out walking on st 19 early this morning, and I was passed by a tuk tuk full of two young backpacker dudes, their luggage, and two military cops! One of the khmers was wearing some kind of riot gear. The barangs looked very sorry indeed.
That second story sounds way more interesting! Pics??
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by rick_o'shea » Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:37 pm

Update on the meth story. It looks like a typical sting. A Khmer lady on 172 met the tourist, said she could organise some drugs for him. He went to meet the lady who would introduce the dealer on 51. He used the scoopy girl as transport. He scored the drugs in GSM toilet and was immediately patted down by security as he returned to the bar. The Khmer lady that hooked him up was long gone. He was holding the moto key, so the moto was impounded. The scoopy girl has to await the decision of the "may tee vee" which I presume is the gendarme official. It will be interesting to see what if anything makes the papers, and if that resembles the story I got from the scoopy girl at all. Either way, the foreigner is fucked.
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Re: Foreigner busted for meth?

Post by Username Taken » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:39 am

"may tee vee" is a lawyer.
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