Crime

Unemployed mother charged with theft of money and a wallet to buy milk for her baby in Khon Kaen

Unemployed mother charged with theft of money and a wallet to buy milk for her baby in Khon Kaen

April 23, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police tracked down the 25-year-old mother of the baby, Aphaporn Kerdtruat, from CCTV footage of her motorbike after she was caught red-handed stealing the cash.… Read More ›

Family of brothers arrested on Friday night file complaint with police following the death of older sibling

Family of brothers arrested on Friday night file complaint with police following the death of older sibling

April 22, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A drug suppression military unit in Nakhon Phanom province arrested two brothers last Friday night. The family were told later that the older brother was… Read More ›

Bampot American sent for mental health review after suspect package alert near US Bangkok Embassy

Bampot American sent for mental health review after suspect package alert near US Bangkok Embassy

April 21, 2020

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A US man was arrested by police and sent for psychiatric evaluation after leaving a suspicious package designed to look like a bomb outside the… Read More ›

Party foreigners arrested for breach of emergency decree in Pattaya and on Ko Pha Ngan island in police raids

Party foreigners arrested for breach of emergency decree in Pattaya and on Ko Pha Ngan island in police raids

April 19, 2020

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

After the arrest of 13 party-goers, most of them foreigners, at a poolside party on Saturday, police in Pattaya are also warning that they are… Read More ›

Undercover policeman arrested for loitering near a Kasikorn bank branch in southern Chachoengsao province

Undercover policeman arrested for loitering near a Kasikorn bank branch in southern Chachoengsao province

April 17, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Special Branch police officer arrested by police in Chachoengsao province on Thursday for acting suspiciously near a Kasikorn Bank branch. The man is still being… Read More ›

Aussie with Thai wife arrested in Chachoengsao on sex abuse of a minor charge in New South Wales

Aussie with Thai wife arrested in Chachoengsao on sex abuse of a minor charge in New South Wales

April 15, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

63-year-old William James Petrie was arrested under an old 1911 extradition law and is to face a criminal charge of sexual abuse of a minor… Read More ›

Crazed Valentines Day businessman shooter found dead on Monday from underlying chronic health condition

Crazed Valentines Day businessman shooter found dead on Monday from underlying chronic health condition

April 13, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

48-year-old Ekachai Jaruksin was said to have been driven to his violent outburst on Valentines Day by drug use and the stress of a failed… Read More ›

Germans arrested for defying local authorities in Chiang Mai and removing Covid 19 checkpoint

Germans arrested for defying local authorities in Chiang Mai and removing Covid 19 checkpoint

April 11, 2020

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

The foolhardy and provocative action by up to 20 German nationals in removing a legal checkpoint, a measure to contain the Covid 19 virus in… Read More ›

Myanmar pair granted bail as CSD police probe the nature of ฿16.5 million in smuggled bags of cash

Myanmar pair granted bail as CSD police probe the nature of ฿16.5 million in smuggled bags of cash

April 10, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The 29-year-old businessman from Myanmar and his 24-year-old companion were arrested carrying the ฿16.5 million in cash contained in two plastic bags. It followed the… Read More ›

Chanthaburi police investigating reports of foreigners spitting when denied entry to a convenience store

Chanthaburi police investigating reports of foreigners spitting when denied entry to a convenience store

April 9, 2020

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Police scour CCTV footage for evidence of the spitting incident said to involve a number of foreigners in Chanthaburi on Tuesday outside a convenience store.… Read More ›

PM signs order granting visa extensions to all valid visa holders until April 30th to cull queues

PM signs order granting visa extensions to all valid visa holders until April 30th to cull queues

April 9, 2020

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The order also granted a waiver for 90-day reporting for visitors extending all deadlines until April 30th at the earliest. The immigration chief says this… Read More ›

Jail time looms for sick party animals who defied the virus state of emergency in Phuket this week

Jail time looms for sick party animals who defied the virus state of emergency in Phuket this week

April 4, 2020

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PHUKET: The sentence handed down to 18 teenagers in Ayutthaya should let the Phuket party crew know what is in store when they come before… Read More ›

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

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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, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, 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, Personal, Thai World, 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

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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, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, 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, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, 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, Personal, Thai World, 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 ›