Crime

Crazed man kills two in night of bloody murder in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday including ex-wife

Crazed man kills two in night of bloody murder in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday including ex-wife

April 1, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: When police from nearby Thepharak police station on Sunday found the body of the man’s ex-wife, Ms Wiphapha, they thought initially she had… Read More ›

Unemployed US Thai man arrested by Pattaya police for 7 Eleven armed robbery in Banglamung last week

Unemployed US Thai man arrested by Pattaya police for 7 Eleven armed robbery in Banglamung last week

March 31, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

PATTAYA: 37-year-old Roger Wasuwat told police that he lost his job as a tour guide over the Covid 19 virus emergency and needed cash to… Read More ›

Prison riot and conflagration at Buriram prison in the northeast of Thailand with military deployed

Prison riot and conflagration at Buriram prison in the northeast of Thailand with military deployed

March 29, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

BURIRAM: Riot and prison escape linked with virus fears. A fire broke out within the prison near the cafeteria and training workshops just after midday as… Read More ›

Sex, drugs and alcohol as Chiang Rai party-goers arrested in the midst of the growing virus emergency

Sex, drugs and alcohol as Chiang Rai party-goers arrested in the midst of the growing virus emergency

March 29, 2020

Crime, Living, Thailand:

CHIANG RAI: Police are investigating the source of nearly ฿237,000 found in cash at the scene and the large quantities of illegal drugs found. Police… Read More ›

Fast turnaround at Bangkok Bank as armed robber walks out with ฿400,000 in Friday afternoon heist

Fast turnaround at Bangkok Bank as armed robber walks out with ฿400,000 in Friday afternoon heist

March 28, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

RATCHABURI: The holdup happened in the Mueang district of Ratchaburi in Central Thailand, west of Bangkok. The robber escaped in a waiting getaway car. He… Read More ›

Armed Pattaya police patrolling the resort city in force with fears of a spike in crime over virus shutdown

Armed Pattaya police patrolling the resort city in force with fears of a spike in crime over virus shutdown

March 27, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

PATTAYA: Staff at risky locations being advised to note the appearance of culprits and getaway details to assist the police. The police chief has ordered… Read More ›

Woman files false rape complaint against a local trader in Chonburi to get a free virus infection test

Woman files false rape complaint against a local trader in Chonburi to get a free virus infection test

March 26, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

CHONBURI: The 50-year-old woman withdrew the complaint immediately and admitted to officers that the accused man’s version of events was, in fact, the truth. She… Read More ›

Two Thai women arrested by police for opening a bar to foreigners in Pattaya as law gets tough on boozing

Two Thai women arrested by police for opening a bar to foreigners in Pattaya as law gets tough on boozing

March 21, 2020

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

PATTAYA: Police patrolling the Nong Prue sub-district of Banglamung in Pattaya on Thursday afternoon were surprised to find one bar open and up to 30… Read More ›

Bomb attack on Yala government offices in retaliation for casualties inflicted by Thai forces on the BRN 

Bomb attack on Yala government offices in retaliation for casualties inflicted by Thai forces on the BRN 

March 18, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

YALA: National Police Chief General Chakthip Chaijinda travelled to Yala in response to the bombings and urged police to speed up investigations and reaction times… Read More ›

Australian man pleads for help for his son and Thai wife sentenced to death for failed drug trafficking plot at sea

Australian man pleads for help for his son and Thai wife sentenced to death for failed drug trafficking plot at sea

March 11, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

PATTAYA: A key witness, against 36-year-old Luke Cook and his wife, was former police volunteer Douglas Shoebridge who fled Thailand last year after it emerged… Read More ›

Dead woman used a disconnected phone to harangue 191 police in Loei with over 50 calls a day for help

Dead woman used a disconnected phone to harangue 191 police in Loei with over 50 calls a day for help

March 8, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

LOEI: Police arrived at a local village after losing patience with the drunken woman ready to investigate her. They were not prepared to be ferociously… Read More ›

UK stalls progress in case of Lamduan Seekanya, the Thai wife found dead 16 years ago by hill walkers in Yorkshire

UK stalls progress in case of Lamduan Seekanya, the Thai wife found dead 16 years ago by hill walkers in Yorkshire

March 7, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

UDON THANI: The UK’s Lady of Hills was identified last year as 36-year Thai woman and mother of three, Lamduan Seekanya, whose death, police believe,… Read More ›

Police arrest an armed husband in Ayutthaya on his way to deal violently with his wife’s illicit affair at work

Police arrest an armed husband in Ayutthaya on his way to deal violently with his wife’s illicit affair at work

March 4, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

AYUTTHAYA: The lucky interception by police in Ayutthaya of a married man on his way to avenge his honour may have saved lives. It came… Read More ›

Nightmare tale of 45-year-old Udon Thani man who killed his drunk wife last Saturday night with a wood plank

Nightmare tale of 45-year-old Udon Thani man who killed his drunk wife last Saturday night with a wood plank

March 3, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

It is a nightmare tale complete with a ghost. The headman of the community has told the media that he believes the spirit of the… Read More ›

Four Chinese men arrested after hideous murder of a Chinese tourist and his wife last Monday night

Four Chinese men arrested after hideous murder of a Chinese tourist and his wife last Monday night

March 2, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

KAMPHAENG PHET: The breakthrough for police was in tracking down where the couple had stayed in Pattaya and the location for the assault on the… Read More ›

Surin teacher facing more severe punishment after being found selling underage girls for sex at karaoke bar

Surin teacher facing more severe punishment after being found selling underage girls for sex at karaoke bar

February 29, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

SURIN: 19 sex workers were taken into custody following the raids on three sex for sale karaoke beer bar establishments on Highway 226 in the… Read More ›

US man and Hungarian charged – the good life paid for by porn comes to a halt in Krabi as police knock on door

US man and Hungarian charged – the good life paid for by porn comes to a halt in Krabi as police knock on door

February 28, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

KRABI: Hotel staff became suspicious of the two guests because of the extended periods the love birds spent in their room and decided to check… Read More ›

Another gun attack in a shopping mall but no fatalities as security guard arrested the young attacker 

Another gun attack in a shopping mall but no fatalities as security guard arrested the young attacker 

February 27, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

NONTHABURI: It is understood that today’s attack was linked to the man’s relationship with a former girlfriend who he is reported to have attacked also… Read More ›

78-year-old UK man and his elderly Thai wife involved in early hours bloody knife tussle at Pattaya home

78-year-old UK man and his elderly Thai wife involved in early hours bloody knife tussle at Pattaya home

February 26, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

PATTAYA: Police are investigating the incident which saw them arrive at an apartment to find bloody scenes throughout. Officers took both marriage partners into custody.… Read More ›

Former Thai Government minister arrested – linked to kidnap and suspected murder of judge’s brother

Former Thai Government minister arrested – linked to kidnap and suspected murder of judge’s brother

February 24, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

NAKHON SAWAN: The investigation into the former MP for Nakhon Sawan focuses on the disappearance of the elder brother of the judge who was trying… Read More ›