Crime

Drug violence and death now a daily part of life in Thailand, drug dealer dies in firefight with police

Drug violence and death now a daily part of life in Thailand, drug dealer dies in firefight with police

April 11, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

Senior police officer, a chief of staff with the anti-crime suppression task force at Sadao Police Station in Songkhla, gunned down his cousin at point-blank… Read More ›

Killer sentenced to death for the 2nd time for the murder of a woman 7 months after being paroled

Killer sentenced to death for the 2nd time for the murder of a woman 7 months after being paroled

April 6, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

A pathological woman killer who stole money from his victims as well as their lives. In its judgment in the case, the Khon Kaen Provincial… Read More ›

Thai woman being held in jail in Australia linked to 103 fraud charges totaling $9.7 million in losses

Thai woman being held in jail in Australia linked to 103 fraud charges totaling $9.7 million in losses

April 3, 2021

Crime, Thailand:

The 28-year-old was arrested in June 2020 after a police investigation was opened in August 2018 into money laundering and a fraudulent scheme linked with… Read More ›

Provincial agency boss arrested in Mukdahan after trying to extort ฿2 million from a businessman

Provincial agency boss arrested in Mukdahan after trying to extort ฿2 million from a businessman

March 27, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The Director of the Pongsawan Wood Industry Co. which owned ฿600 million of seized wood ordered to be returned to it by the Supreme Court,… Read More ›

Gambling Godfather arrested in Rayong linked with the murder of a moto-taxi driver in Pattaya

Gambling Godfather arrested in Rayong linked with the murder of a moto-taxi driver in Pattaya

March 25, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Friday’s police operations assisted by the elite Hanuman unit of the Crime Suppression Division (CSD), seized the property empire and assets of gambling kingpin, Somchai… Read More ›

Woman publicly stripped, beaten to a gruesome death in front of onlookers over sexual jealousy on Sunday last

Woman publicly stripped, beaten to a gruesome death in front of onlookers over sexual jealousy on Sunday last

March 24, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Three murders, two women and a man, at different ends of the country, tell us about a society where many lives are destroyed by either… Read More ›

Crowdfunding effort for alleged Dutch fraudster to bail him out of jail and fight fraud charges in court

Crowdfunding effort for alleged Dutch fraudster to bail him out of jail and fight fraud charges in court

March 23, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The mother of 37-year-old Wesley Halbach’s two-year-old daughter told an online appeal that he was the ‘victim of a big set up’ brought about because… Read More ›

Police winning the battle on the street as more militant protest movement turns off the public since last year

Police winning the battle on the street as more militant protest movement turns off the public since last year

March 21, 2021

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

Deteriorating and now dangerous security situation linked with ongoing protest activity is alienating public support while authorities continue to arrest and send more files to… Read More ›

Hatred of Asian Americans driven by prejudical anger is real and a threat to US Thai communities living in fear

Hatred of Asian Americans driven by prejudical anger is real and a threat to US Thai communities living in fear

March 21, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Tragedy strikes again among the Asian American community in the United States as activist groups report a surge in racial aggression and acts towards the… Read More ›

Relatives of executed family ask for help as death sentence is confirmed for seven men in Krabi this week

Relatives of executed family ask for help as death sentence is confirmed for seven men in Krabi this week

March 20, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Family of the seven condemned men now shift their focus to preparing documents to submit a petition to the King for mercy after the court… Read More ›

Big Joke promoted to a new role at police HQ working on reform of the force from April after reshuffle

Big Joke promoted to a new role at police HQ working on reform of the force from April after reshuffle

March 19, 2021

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

The new appointment for Police Lieutenant General Surachate Hakparn will take effect in April and was approved on Wednesday by the Police Commission chaired by… Read More ›

Italian charged with sexual molestation of a 3-year-old girl in a western suburb of Bangkok

Italian charged with sexual molestation of a 3-year-old girl in a western suburb of Bangkok

March 17, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A warrant for the arrest of the Italian man was issued on Tuesday by the Taling Chan Criminal Court on charges alleging the molestation of… Read More ›

Charges against hospital which treated ‘pretty’ who died after attending drugs party in Chatuchak

Charges against hospital which treated ‘pretty’ who died after attending drugs party in Chatuchak

March 13, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police have revealed that the party at a mansion in Chatuchak was attended by up to 10 hired hostesses including Ms Whitchayaporn who were joined… Read More ›

18-year-old high school senior year student charged with murder of 19-year-old girlfriend in Phitsanulok

18-year-old high school senior year student charged with murder of 19-year-old girlfriend in Phitsanulok

March 10, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Young man, living with his grandparents and from a broken family, flew into a rage when he discovered his older girlfriend had begun dating other… Read More ›

Guards leader faces 7 years in jail after being charged with ‘illegal association’ and refused bail

Guards leader faces 7 years in jail after being charged with ‘illegal association’ and refused bail

March 8, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police commandos surprised the We Volunteer (WeVo) leader and his guards as they met at a 5th-floor car park within a shopping centre in the… Read More ›

Car number plate fraud ends in murder and suicide after Chiang Mai police serve arrest warrants

Car number plate fraud ends in murder and suicide after Chiang Mai police serve arrest warrants

March 7, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Hours before the killings, the mother of the prime suspect negotiated the release of his three-year-old daughter which he had with his wife, 22-year-old Ms… Read More ›

Girlfriend of singer who committed arson on the King’s portrait arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport

Girlfriend of singer who committed arson on the King’s portrait arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport

March 5, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The woman, named by reports as Yarisa, had checked in her bags in an attempt to fly to Japan before later being arrested by Immigration… Read More ›

Songkhla police solve horrendous case which saw a 15-year-old girl raped and murdered on the road

Songkhla police solve horrendous case which saw a 15-year-old girl raped and murdered on the road

March 2, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Murder and rape of a schoolgirl in the Hat Yai district of Songkhla has shocked and upset the local community. The depraved and callous nature… Read More ›

22 year old arrested in Nonthaburi for the rape and extortion of up to 20 women he befriended online 

22 year old arrested in Nonthaburi for the rape and extortion of up to 20 women he befriended online 

February 28, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Motorcycle taxi driver led an extravagant lifestyle funded by blackmailing women he friended online using a fake photo and profile. He not only conned his… Read More ›

Police arrest motosai driver in Pattaya for the brutal assault of a tourist asking about a local fare

Police arrest motosai driver in Pattaya for the brutal assault of a tourist asking about a local fare

February 27, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The 24-year-old Chilean man, Salvatore Andres Castromedina, was emotional and in tears, in the early hours of Thursday morning, as he gave evidence to Pattaya… Read More ›