Crime

Pattaya police track Thai woman believed to have stolen a disabled Canadian’s wallet at the beach

Pattaya police track Thai woman believed to have stolen a disabled Canadian’s wallet at the beach

February 6, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

An investigation has been launched into the incident in which the tourist lost ฿50,000, his credit cards and wallet. It happened on Pattaya’s beach in… Read More ›

Senior police officer murdered and sexually mutilated by jealous husband in Kalasin province

Senior police officer murdered and sexually mutilated by jealous husband in Kalasin province

February 3, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The 57-year-old officer’s son has revealed that his father had previously called off the relationship with the woman, reported to be a fortune teller after… Read More ›

Blind beggar in Nonthaburi exposed as a failed businessman driving an SUV – fined by police at Bang Yai

Blind beggar in Nonthaburi exposed as a failed businessman driving an SUV – fined by police at Bang Yai

January 30, 2020

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

65-year-old Mr Somporn Kueyen, a gambling addict, came clean with police and told them about his failed business ventures that led him to undertake this… Read More ›

Big Joke heads to India to train as a monk after requesting work leave of absence until February 9th

Big Joke heads to India to train as a monk after requesting work leave of absence until February 9th

January 29, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Moves by the Prime Minister on Friday interpreted as diffusing tensions at the top of the Royal Thai Police which was distracting from its core… Read More ›

Police arrest a motorcycle driver for murdering his next door neighbour with a loaned car on Saturday

Police arrest a motorcycle driver for murdering his next door neighbour with a loaned car on Saturday

January 28, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Killer told police that the man’s gestures towards him including eye flashes and throwing water in his direction caused him to descend into a level… Read More ›

Elderly Hungarian arrested at Suvarnabhumi for a visa overstay offence found dead in a holding cell

Elderly Hungarian arrested at Suvarnabhumi for a visa overstay offence found dead in a holding cell

January 27, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Investigating panel set up to investigate the incident at the airport. 60-year-old  Laszlo Balogh was found on Sunday morning having been dead for 8 hours.… Read More ›

Big Joke reprimanded and deputy national police chief removed on the Prime Minister’s orders this week

Big Joke reprimanded and deputy national police chief removed on the Prime Minister’s orders this week

January 26, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

Tensions at the top of the Royal Thai Police linked to the removal last year of Immigration Bureau Chief Lieutenant General Surachate Hapkarn also known… Read More ›

Retired engineer swindled out of ฿239 million by conmen who claimed to be well known, high ranking officials

Retired engineer swindled out of ฿239 million by conmen who claimed to be well known, high ranking officials

January 25, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Five people including three men and two women were arrested ranging in ages from 24 to 59 years old. Crime Suppression Division officers presented evidence… Read More ›

Master of lies and death, the gold shop killer’s life, actions and motives probed by police as wife flees

Master of lies and death, the gold shop killer’s life, actions and motives probed by police as wife flees

January 24, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police allowed the killer to be questioned briefly by the media this week by audio link. They listened as he apologised and attempted to explain… Read More ›

Lopburi child killer is a primary school director who murdered 3 people this month just for kicks

Lopburi child killer is a primary school director who murdered 3 people this month just for kicks

January 22, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Police officers including National Police Chief Chakthip Chaijinda were clapped and cheered by the public today as they announced not only the arrest but the… Read More ›

Thai man’s bad fortune after winning ฿6 million on the lottery last year ends in police handcuffs in Sisaket

Thai man’s bad fortune after winning ฿6 million on the lottery last year ends in police handcuffs in Sisaket

January 19, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Man won the ฿6 million grand prize in June 2019 and returned home to live with his 56-year-old mother. She told police this week that… Read More ›

Bangkok murder pond searched as police may have arrested an evil serial killer just like his father in 1983

Bangkok murder pond searched as police may have arrested an evil serial killer just like his father in 1983

January 19, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Witnesses came forward this week after the man was arrested following the discovery of skeletal remains under a metal container. They told police that the… Read More ›

Kuwaiti suspected of raping a Danish woman in Phuket arrested by police in Bangkok on Friday on warrant

Kuwaiti suspected of raping a Danish woman in Phuket arrested by police in Bangkok on Friday on warrant

January 18, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Suspect checked into Bangkok hotel on Sukhumvit Soi 5 on Tuesday evening and was collared by the police on Thursday. On Friday, General Ittipol Ittisarnronnachai,… Read More ›

All quiet in Lopburi as fears grow that the gold shop killer may have slipped the police arrest net – media blamed

All quiet in Lopburi as fears grow that the gold shop killer may have slipped the police arrest net – media blamed

January 17, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police are reported to have widened their surveillance of CCTV footage into other provinces this week as a reported meeting between the Thai army chief… Read More ›

Dutchman Johan Van Laarhoven just freed from prison after serving 6 out a 100-year sentence under treaty

Dutchman Johan Van Laarhoven just freed from prison after serving 6 out a 100-year sentence under treaty

January 17, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

In August last year, the Supreme Court reduced an Appeal Court 75-year sentence to 50 years but upheld the conviction for money laundering on the… Read More ›

UK man faces jail and deportation after his arrest in a Pattaya police sting for selling fake watches

UK man faces jail and deportation after his arrest in a Pattaya police sting for selling fake watches

January 16, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

43-year-old Mark Peter Dorey was arrested after he accepted ฿123,500 from an undercover police agent for 12 fake watches. He told police after his arrest… Read More ›

Taiwanese man admits to murdering his 33-year-old wife and throwing her body into the sea in a travel bag

Taiwanese man admits to murdering his 33-year-old wife and throwing her body into the sea in a travel bag

January 15, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Couple arrived in Thailand when Ms Liew Lili was already 6 months pregnant. The man has admitted the murder to the police. He confessed to… Read More ›

UK bully attacks Thai man on the MRT in Bangkok for knocking over his iPhone despite an apology

UK bully attacks Thai man on the MRT in Bangkok for knocking over his iPhone despite an apology

January 14, 2020

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The tense scenes and standoff which caused passengers to run off came to an end when the smaller Thai national in short pants exited the… Read More ›

Garage owner killed by hitmen paid by a friend who felt he was having an illicit affair with his wife

Garage owner killed by hitmen paid by a friend who felt he was having an illicit affair with his wife

January 13, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Attack took place at the businessman’s home just before midnight on December 18th last. His daughter told police that she heard dogs barking 30 minutes… Read More ›

Mum’s heartbreak after 2 year old’s murder as police now know the identity of the cruel and evil killer

Mum’s heartbreak after 2 year old’s murder as police now know the identity of the cruel and evil killer

January 12, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

This week, Wilaiwan Wongyu could only express how much she and her husband loved 2-year-old Panuwich and now look forward to being with him again… Read More ›