Crime

Partygoers on Ko Phangan get off with suspended jail terms but must watch their step in paradise

Partygoers on Ko Phangan get off with suspended jail terms but must watch their step in paradise

January 30, 2021

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Hearing on Friday was held by video link and saw police transport 111 accused party people from the police station on the idyllic island to… Read More ›

Two arrested for throwing an explosive device at police officers in Bangkok after political rally

Two arrested for throwing an explosive device at police officers in Bangkok after political rally

January 29, 2021

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The ‘Free Guard’ group, in a social media statement, deny their members were responsible for the incident which injured four people including two police officers… Read More ›

Brazen Norwegian arrested by Immigration police trying to enter Thailand with forged documents

Brazen Norwegian arrested by Immigration police trying to enter Thailand with forged documents

January 28, 2021

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Norwegian man underestimated the Certificate of Entry system and entry security protocols when he presented forged paperwork at Suvarnabhumi airport to alert Immigration Bureau officers… Read More ›

Police chief reveals massive fraud on We Travel Together scheme centred on a small Chaiyaphum resort

Police chief reveals massive fraud on We Travel Together scheme centred on a small Chaiyaphum resort

January 28, 2021

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Police hold a press conference at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters in Bangkok where a top Crime Suppression Division officer revealed over ฿120 million in… Read More ›

Myanmar illegal migrants to be returned home this week after detention centre protest in Ranong

Myanmar illegal migrants to be returned home this week after detention centre protest in Ranong

January 27, 2021

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Thailand is also moving to regularise the status of thousands of illegal migrant workers after the Covid-19 outbreak in Samut Sakhon exposed the danger of… Read More ›

Chinese eyewear counterfeiter posed as Buddhist studies student to get a visa to live in Thailand in Buriram 

Chinese eyewear counterfeiter posed as Buddhist studies student to get a visa to live in Thailand in Buriram 

January 26, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The order to transfer Police Major Jakkrapong Phermkamlang, the officer deemed responsible for the failure, was made by Police Lieutenant General Sompong Chingduang on Tuesday… Read More ›

DSI arrests: Women warned of sex trafficking snare – massage job offers abroad from prostitution ‘brokers’

DSI arrests: Women warned of sex trafficking snare – massage job offers abroad from prostitution ‘brokers’

January 26, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A top police official at the DSI has implored anyone who knows of such job offers abroad involving ‘Thai massage’ to be suspicious and to… Read More ›

‘Lupus Taiwan’ drug fiend and K Nompong mixer arrested by police squad including the Police Chief

‘Lupus Taiwan’ drug fiend and K Nompong mixer arrested by police squad including the Police Chief

January 25, 2021

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Since January 13th, at least 600 drug dealers have been arrested in a nationwide crackdown with large amounts of drugs seized in raids. A drug… Read More ›

Young man arrested for selling macaque monkeys, captured from the wild, online in Chiang Mai

Young man arrested for selling macaque monkeys, captured from the wild, online in Chiang Mai

January 25, 2021

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Accused told investigating officers from Phrao district who raided his home and found two monkeys in a cage ready to be passed on for cash… Read More ›

Government MP and committee Chairman to have his status reviewed by the Constitutional Court

Government MP and committee Chairman to have his status reviewed by the Constitutional Court

January 24, 2021

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

A similar move was made by the court in June last year in respect of influential Deputy Agriculture Minister Thamanat Prompow but no decision has… Read More ›

Danish man arrested, facing charges after Pattaya drug dealing sting at local hospital coffee shop

Danish man arrested, facing charges after Pattaya drug dealing sting at local hospital coffee shop

January 23, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

51-year-old Mr John Finn whose real name is Oersted Meyer Jensen was identified by police after the arrest. They have confirmed he is being charged… Read More ›

Nigerian drug dealer betrayed in Phuket as local police receive tip-off that led them to his arrest

Nigerian drug dealer betrayed in Phuket as local police receive tip-off that led them to his arrest

January 22, 2021

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26-year-old Davidsmith Chinazaekpere Ejiogo is facing legal prosecution for possession of drugs with intent to sell after being taken to Patong police station. Police in… Read More ›

US and Thai agencies forge closer ties as cabinet tackles corruption within the Royal Thai Police national ranks

US and Thai agencies forge closer ties as cabinet tackles corruption within the Royal Thai Police national ranks

January 22, 2021

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Increasingly, the key focus of both US and Thai police agencies is the threat from the expanding cryptocurrency industry and cybercrime. A meeting this week… Read More ›

Police have arrested the colourfully dressed gold shop robber who rode off with ฿1.9 million jewelry haul

Police have arrested the colourfully dressed gold shop robber who rode off with ฿1.9 million jewelry haul

January 20, 2021

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Initially, the staff at the Yaowarat Bangkok gold shop refused the armed robber’s demands that they hand over the gold forcing him to climb over… Read More ›

33 year old dealer behind killer drug cocktail, who shot his girlfriend, arrested and charged by police

33 year old dealer behind killer drug cocktail, who shot his girlfriend, arrested and charged by police

January 19, 2021

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Amornthep Chalermwat was located by police in Phetchabun province in Thailand’s northwest hiding with a former prison cellmate in a room that had no official… Read More ›

Royal Thai Police Sergeant Major arrested on Ko Samui, charged with the rape of female detainee

Royal Thai Police Sergeant Major arrested on Ko Samui, charged with the rape of female detainee

January 16, 2021

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Bail for the Ko Samui police officer accused of rape set at ฿400,000, officer already released by the court. While the policeman was arrested, charged… Read More ›

National police chief cracks down on drug cocktail that killed six people in Bangkok with one arrest in Sai Mai

National police chief cracks down on drug cocktail that killed six people in Bangkok with one arrest in Sai Mai

January 13, 2021

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A senior police doctor in Bangkok has explained that the use of ketamine, a powerful anaesthetic in powder form with other narcotic substances, produces a… Read More ›

Criminal probe launched in Bangkok after six drug users were found dead after suffering acute cardiac issues

Criminal probe launched in Bangkok after six drug users were found dead after suffering acute cardiac issues

January 12, 2021

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The deaths are being linked to a drug cocktail popular among younger drug users and teenagers which mixes ketamine, methamphetamine, heroin and sleeping pills. Officers… Read More ›

Gamblers and hosts at illegal gambling dens are being jailed as massive crackdown proceeds apace

Gamblers and hosts at illegal gambling dens are being jailed as massive crackdown proceeds apace

January 9, 2021

Crime, Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Latest gambling bust on a casino located at a high-end condominium resort in Pattaya on Saturday morning. It comes as the government is about to… Read More ›

Sadistic murderer ‘Ice Metal Casket’ sentenced for rape of a woman at gunpoint in latest conviction

Sadistic murderer ‘Ice Metal Casket’ sentenced for rape of a woman at gunpoint in latest conviction

January 5, 2021

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

41-year-old Apichai Ongwisit, an heir to a property empire who lived in a mansion, had a father who is also believed to have murdered a… Read More ›