Crime

Udon Thani Thai soldier caught trying to con his girlfriend out of ฿800, faces criminal charges

Udon Thani Thai soldier caught trying to con his girlfriend out of ฿800, faces criminal charges

October 15, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Nong Khai police began an enquiry after it received a copy of a forged road traffic ticket sent by the man on the LINE social… Read More ›

Norwegian man found hanged at a luxury villa in Hua Hin as police probe collects fingerprints

Norwegian man found hanged at a luxury villa in Hua Hin as police probe collects fingerprints

October 14, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

A mobile phone was found at the bottom of the swimming pool while the man in short denim pants had abrasions to his knees thought… Read More ›

Drug dealers now using ambulances to ferry and deliver drugs across the kingdom to avoid police

Drug dealers now using ambulances to ferry and deliver drugs across the kingdom to avoid police

October 13, 2019

Crime, Thai World:

On Thursday, Thai police announced the arrest of a 30-year-old drug trafficker believed to be working with a gang in the Bang Bua Thong area… Read More ›

ATM robber arrested by police after his break-in attempts left him empty-handed except for cuffs

ATM robber arrested by police after his break-in attempts left him empty-handed except for cuffs

October 11, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

No money was taken from the cash dispenser machines. Police consulted with the banks before pressing attempted burglary charges against the 36-year-old local man arrested… Read More ›

Police question two men including a Chinese tourist over the car ride death of his girlfriend in Bangkok

Police question two men including a Chinese tourist over the car ride death of his girlfriend in Bangkok

October 10, 2019

Crime, Thai World:

The Chinese couple and their host were travelling through central Bangkok in the luxury car of the Thai Chinese business leader when he stopped the… Read More ›

Police near closing the ฿9 million gold robbery case in Khon Kaen as the last suspect returns

Police near closing the ฿9 million gold robbery case in Khon Kaen as the last suspect returns

October 8, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

In August, senior police officers from Provincial Police Region 4 offered a reward to their counterparts in Laos to apprehend the two fugitives who escaped… Read More ›

Money for Beer – Woman’s 4-year easy money Facebook ride brought down by scrupulous friend

Money for Beer – Woman’s 4-year easy money Facebook ride brought down by scrupulous friend

October 7, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

People all over Thailand regularly sent 23-year-old Ms Jiraporn money online for iPhone offers that were bogus. She was arrested by police in the Sai… Read More ›

Russian faces counterfeit charges after gifting toy money to bar staff while also paying in baht

Russian faces counterfeit charges after gifting toy money to bar staff while also paying in baht

October 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The wife of the Russian man has described the whole matter as a joke gone wrong to the public at home as she emphasises that… Read More ›

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

October 5, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

35-year-old Sriwipha Wattanawansap leveraged her fame to exploit others according to police. One fraud scheme involved renting two Honda cars that she herself was contracted… Read More ›

US man found innocent after 13 months in Klong Prem prison held by immigration at airport

US man found innocent after 13 months in Klong Prem prison held by immigration at airport

October 5, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

It is expected that US man Derrick Keller will be deported and fly home to the US on Monday following his 13 month ordeal in… Read More ›

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

October 4, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The woman was earlier caught on CCTV at the end of August stealing a bottle of cough medicine which she said were for her two… Read More ›

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

October 3, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The incident was the second reported in a week involving gangs. Last week a student in the San Sai Luang area was attacked by local… Read More ›

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

October 2, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

At a press conference on Tuesday, the police commander of Provincial Police Region 2 outlined the police operation that led to the arrest of a… Read More ›

‘Richest man in Khon Kaen’ keeps police on tiptoes with 7 hour suicide threat with a knife at a church

‘Richest man in Khon Kaen’ keeps police on tiptoes with 7 hour suicide threat with a knife at a church

October 1, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Disturbing and unacceptable actions of a western foreigner in Khon Kaen have left the public and authorities both perplexed and bothered over the last week… Read More ›

Death of ‘pretty’ Lunlabelle has caused heartbreak for a Thai family and three-year-old little girl

Death of ‘pretty’ Lunlabelle has caused heartbreak for a Thai family and three-year-old little girl

September 30, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thitma Noraphanpiphat’s mother and father as caring grandparents to 3-year-old little Bam Bam, have not told the little Thai girl yet what has become of… Read More ›

Child prostitution gang that ran a sex racket that terrorised children smashed by armed police 

Child prostitution gang that ran a sex racket that terrorised children smashed by armed police 

September 30, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Men were also running a normal prostitution racket on the side exploiting their girlfriends to feed their vile drug habits. A story that shows what… Read More ›

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

September 29, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

55-year-old mother told investigating police that her son had applied to join the army as part of the draft and was due to report on… Read More ›

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

September 27, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The incident follows a similar story in Sisaket on August 20th when a 41-year-old Thai man had himself arrested by holding up a heavily surveilled… Read More ›

Another Pretty says she woke up naked at the Nonthaburi party venue where Lunlabelle died 

Another Pretty says she woke up naked at the Nonthaburi party venue where Lunlabelle died 

September 27, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Nonthaburi police sought and obtained warrants for the arrest of the owner of the party house and five other individuals that police believe may be… Read More ›

Finn kidnaps stepdaughter in Khon Kaen for the noblest of reasons – police say no further action

Finn kidnaps stepdaughter in Khon Kaen for the noblest of reasons – police say no further action

September 26, 2019

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Police in Immigration Bureau Division 4 briefed the media on the matter on Wednesday. Major General Nattawat Karndee explained that the police had become involved… Read More ›