A 38-year-old U.S. national who was arrested by anti-drug police in Phnom Penh on August 8 on suspicion of being a drug trafficker and entering the country illegally was deported back to the U.S. Thursday night, according to immigration police. Anti-drug police arrested Christopher James Petersen, 38, at a rental property on Street 108 in Daun Penh district after a two-month search that was assisted by the U.S. Embassy and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), In Song, deputy chief of the Interior Ministry’s anti-drug police, said at the time. “Mr. Petersen was scheduled to leave Phnom Penh
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