Mao Chan Rasmkey, 41, the deputy director of the Technical and Housing Development Department within the Ministry of Land Management, was arrested on Wednesday after crashing his SUV into a parked car.
Local media reported that Rasmkey hit the car and passed out behind the wheel. When an officer arrived and knocked on the car’s door, Rasmkey allegedly took out a Beretta shotgun and pointed it at the cop before driving off. After a chase, he was cornered in front of Phsar Deuk Thkao High School by authorities.
According to pictures gone viral on Facebook, the suspect was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.15 grams per decilitre (or 1.50 grams per litre) – three times Cambodia’s legal driving limit.