Crime

Police probe mental health of suspected murderer who killed his wife and stepson in Maha Sarakham

Police probe mental health of suspected murderer who killed his wife and stepson in Maha Sarakham

May 8, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police reveal that 31-year-old restaurant owner Udomsak Thepparat, who murdered his wife in Maha Sarakham, had been receiving psychiatric treatment as they investigated yesterday’s double… Read More ›

Prachinburi police launch murder investigation as German teacher found stabbed in bed at his home

Prachinburi police launch murder investigation as German teacher found stabbed in bed at his home

May 6, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Murder victim, 59-year-old Klaus Wilhelm, had asked his 49-year-old Thai wife to collect ฿40,000 for him on Tuesday. She found him stabbed in his bed… Read More ›

3 western men arrested by Pattaya police at the ‘Pussycat Club’ on Saturday night and locked up

3 western men arrested by Pattaya police at the ‘Pussycat Club’ on Saturday night and locked up

May 4, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Western foreigners were taken away by police and held in custody after being found in a local Pattaya bar in defiance of Thailand’s emergency decree… Read More ›

Yaba Yaba Don’t. Another murder in Phatthalung province this week linked to the evil drug now rife

Yaba Yaba Don’t. Another murder in Phatthalung province this week linked to the evil drug now rife

May 3, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Evil drug Yaba behind two murders this week in Pattaya City and Phatthalung province where a father, driven to despair, killed his drug-crazed son after… Read More ›

Pattaya police release grainy CCTV of UK man picking up the woman he later brutally murdered at home

Pattaya police release grainy CCTV of UK man picking up the woman he later brutally murdered at home

May 2, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

46-year old Neil Henry Elliot is facing a murder charge and possible death penalty. The grainy CCTV footage of Pattaya’s red-light area appears to show… Read More ›

Brit from Northern Ireland brutally murdered a Pattaya sex worker early on Thursday morning at his home

Brit from Northern Ireland brutally murdered a Pattaya sex worker early on Thursday morning at his home

May 1, 2020

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

46-year-old Northern Ireland man Neil Henry Elliott picked up a woman on Soi Buakhao in Pattaya just before curfew on Wednesday night. Hours later, he… Read More ›

‘Insane’ UK man David Mitchell found praying after tossing his wife over a balcony in Rayong province

‘Insane’ UK man David Mitchell found praying after tossing his wife over a balcony in Rayong province

April 30, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police spent hours trying to get the lunatic UK man to respond and own up to his cowardly action. They discovered his Thai wife screaming… Read More ›

American jailed for 4 years after being caught with forged Canadian passport last year in Mukdahan

American jailed for 4 years after being caught with forged Canadian passport last year in Mukdahan

April 25, 2020

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

54-year-old US man from Ohio Robert David Bell had used the fake passport extensively in Thailand and other countries. His arrest came when an eagle-eyed… Read More ›

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ›