Crime

Bangkok’s drug hub, ministerial shakeup as police track down partners of African cocaine network

Bangkok’s drug hub, ministerial shakeup as police track down partners of African cocaine network

December 3, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

Thai screening for outgoing cargo found wanting after huge heroin drug consignment failed to be detected before being flown out from Bangkok concealed within a… Read More ›

French expat government critic deported after being denied entry into Thailand via Phuket on Saturday

French expat government critic deported after being denied entry into Thailand via Phuket on Saturday

November 28, 2021

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Last year he was told by the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok that his visa was already cancelled and he was to be deported. He has… Read More ›

Prachin Buri trans woman murdered by angry married family man after refusing to end their love affair

Prachin Buri trans woman murdered by angry married family man after refusing to end their love affair

November 25, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

Police have already obtained a confession to the murder but have asked the local hospital to be more definite on how the young trans woman… Read More ›

Police chief to expedite the removal of ‘Ferrari Joe’ as capital murder charges are due to be filed in court

Police chief to expedite the removal of ‘Ferrari Joe’ as capital murder charges are due to be filed in court

November 18, 2021

Crime, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Charges expected to be filed at the Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases against Police Colonel Thitisan Utthanaphon or ‘Ferrari Joe’ and six… Read More ›

Husband bludgeons his wife with a cement pole on Monday in a country riven by domestic violence

Husband bludgeons his wife with a cement pole on Monday in a country riven by domestic violence

November 10, 2021

Crime, Culture, Living, Thailand:

Thailand’s rate of suicide is 450% of that seen in the Philippines and 272% of that in Cambodia. The growing toll of domestic abuse cases,… Read More ›

4 women behind multi-million dollar counterfeit racket smashed by police in Nakhon Pathom after raid, arrests

4 women behind multi-million dollar counterfeit racket smashed by police in Nakhon Pathom after raid, arrests

November 3, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Girl power team operating a US dollar counterfeiting racket at a printing facility northwest of Bangkok, thwarted by a police raid that saw the arrest… Read More ›

US businessman in Bangkok kidnap plot seeks justice as police link him to damaging American TV report

US businessman in Bangkok kidnap plot seeks justice as police link him to damaging American TV report

October 29, 2021

Crime, Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Senior officers with the Food and Drug Administration in Thailand and police had already raided a warehouse run by Paddy the Room in Bangkok in… Read More ›

Police investigate the rape of a party hostess in Chonburi, three men accused have been arrested 

Police investigate the rape of a party hostess in Chonburi, three men accused have been arrested 

October 24, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The latest case highlights the dangers of ‘hostessing’ for young women in Thailand seeking to earn short term cash by serving drinks and performing a… Read More ›

New Immigration Bureau boss signals new orders so police can easily track down foreign suspects in Thailand

New Immigration Bureau boss signals new orders so police can easily track down foreign suspects in Thailand

October 10, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The newly installed immigration police chief wants to create a climate of fear against foreign criminals who are waiting for the opportunity to use Thailand… Read More ›

Policeman gunned down in Din Daeng as Chief voices increased concern about organised street violence

Policeman gunned down in Din Daeng as Chief voices increased concern about organised street violence

October 7, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Police chief has instructed Bangkok police commanders to increasingly prosecute the gangs involved on the basis of illegal association as attacks against police property and… Read More ›

American tourist faces a Khon Kaen court on assault, rape charges after his arrest in Bangkok on Saturday

American tourist faces a Khon Kaen court on assault, rape charges after his arrest in Bangkok on Saturday

October 2, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Robert Andrew, high on speed pills and crystal methamphetamine, was riding a motorbike without number plates and attempted to molest a young girl at a… Read More ›

Brit to be deported as Immigration Bureau boss ordered to get tough with dangerous foreigners in the kingdom

Brit to be deported as Immigration Bureau boss ordered to get tough with dangerous foreigners in the kingdom

September 29, 2021

Crime, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police are still reported to be investigating the activities of 34-year-old Benjamin Robert Simpson even after his arrest in Hua Hin this week based on… Read More ›

Thai volunteer soldier in Songkhla guns down his wife and mother in law with M16 in a jealous rage 

Thai volunteer soldier in Songkhla guns down his wife and mother in law with M16 in a jealous rage 

September 25, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Car overturned near a local temple as the 47-year-old Ranger volunteer made his escape from the scene of a double murder. He is still on… Read More ›

Drug trafficking convictions linked with Pattaya Hells Angels Biker plot quashed by Supreme Court

Drug trafficking convictions linked with Pattaya Hells Angels Biker plot quashed by Supreme Court

September 20, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Luke Joshua Cook was arrested by police at Suvarnabhumi Airport in December 2017 with his Thai wife Kanyarat Wechapitak with whom he ran a small… Read More ›

Police probe ‘child sacrifice’ claim in case of an abducted 23-month-old little girl from a Chiang Mai village

Police probe ‘child sacrifice’ claim in case of an abducted 23-month-old little girl from a Chiang Mai village

September 11, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The bizarre case of Nong Gina has echoes of the tragic story of little Nong Chompoo whose body was found on a mountainside in Mukdahan… Read More ›

Drug party racket busted on Ko Samui with 47 year old Russian arrested in Immigration Bureau raid on home

Drug party racket busted on Ko Samui with 47 year old Russian arrested in Immigration Bureau raid on home

September 3, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Russian told arresting police that he was supplied with a wide range of drugs by another Russian national. Police seized a large and wide-ranging quantity… Read More ›

‘Ferrari Joe’ bipolar mental condition treated with scepticism by the senior policeman in charge of the case

‘Ferrari Joe’ bipolar mental condition treated with scepticism by the senior policeman in charge of the case

August 31, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Senior police and prosecutors in Provincial Police Region 6 are reported to have had tense meetings this week as efforts to prosecute the case against… Read More ›

Fears grow that Ferrari Jo will evade justice as local monk offers him support as a ‘peacekeeper’

Fears grow that Ferrari Jo will evade justice as local monk offers him support as a ‘peacekeeper’

August 29, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Ferrari Joe is being held at Phitsanulok Prison where according to the prison governor Narong Juisei, on Saturday, he spent a stressful first night in… Read More ›

‘Ferrari Jo’ arrested by police, accuses the media of slandering him, says it made him feel suicidal on the run

‘Ferrari Jo’ arrested by police, accuses the media of slandering him, says it made him feel suicidal on the run

August 27, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The case of ‘Ferrari Jo’ or former Police Colonel Thitisan Utthanaphon has already thrown some curves as lawyers begin to plan a defence for the… Read More ›

Torture death of drug suspect in Nakhon Sawan raises long-held suspicions on police corruption

Torture death of drug suspect in Nakhon Sawan raises long-held suspicions on police corruption

August 26, 2021

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

High profile and wealthy former Police Colonel Thitisan Utthanaphon is on the run as the police zero in on his wealth after a shocking video… Read More ›