PATTAYA – March 11, 2012 [PDN]; Pol.Lt.Capt.Pallop Ringrod, Pattaya police station Chonburi, was notified that, a foreigner was stabbed on South Pattaya beach, opposite Royal Garden Pattaya department store.
At the crime scene the victim, Mr.Shaun Ohonny, age 43 years a Canadian teacher was found with a deep knife wound in his left lower arm. The rescue team provided first aid for him and sent him to the hospital.
The Canadian told the police that, he had been chatting with his friends on the beach. Suddenly a big man with body tattoos insultulted the Canadian. A quarrel broke out and the tattoeed man stabbed the Canadian and ran away.
The witnesses said that, the tattooed beefcake often walked on the beach quarreled and threatened the tourists.
The suspect was arrested at room # 442 ,13 th floor of an apartment after some locals had alerted the police. The name of the suspect: Mr. Ward Timothy John, age 47, New Zealand national. A big man with tattoos all over his body. The police seized his two knives that were found in his room, in the sink.
Upon questioning, the Kiwi he denied that, had stabbed the victim but he admitted that they had been quarreling. Because the victim and his frinds had insulted him.
After the Kiwi was arrested he was brought to Pattaya police station. No criminal records were found.
He said that he was unemployed and “big” because he had done weight training for a long time.
The the police charged Mr. Ward Timothy John with assault, causing bodily harm.” The suspect will be will be further investigated.