Ranong police officers were startled to discover the drug dealer they came to arrest was a 33-year-old man paralyzed below the chest. The man had been dealing drugs on the Internet using the name, “Jane Online.” A car accident 10 years ago left him paralyzed.
A 41-year-old Phitsanulok man was arrested for sexually abusing his 20-year-old daughter for several years. She finally reported the abuse to her mother, after she got injured when her father beat her with a stick for resisting his latest assault attempt.
Bangkok Police arrested an illegal Cambodian immigrant who was part of a roaming gang that stole from tourists. The thief followed a British woman who was boarding a bus, and then slyly stole her purse. But other bus riders saw the theft and informed the bus driver, who called police.
A 37-year-old African man was arrested in soi Nana in Bangkok for drug dealing. The man had been selling heroin, cocaine and ya-ice to Thais and foreigners around Nana for a long time. He manufactured his own ya-ice in his Samut Prakan rental house.
A Phuket man on the run for more than six months after shooting a Phuket Provincial Prison guard in Chalong was arrested last Thursday in Phuket Town.
A 63-year-old Belgian leading a tour group of 30 people in Northern Thailand died in his hotel room in Chiang Rai province. The Belgian was suffering from heart disease, and had visited Thai hospitals twice during the trip for his chest pains. Police assumed he died of a heart attack.
A 17-year-old female was arrested by Bangkok police for procuring a 15-year-old girl to have sex with an undercover officer. The suspect said she had no job but needed to feed her small child. So she began supplying teen prostitutes to mostly adult men.
Tour company Andawaree Co Ltd, which runs tours to Phi Phi from Chalong Pier, held a press conference yesterday (February 1) about the accident on January 30.
PHUKET: Tharit Pengdit, DSI Director together with MP Prompong Nopparit, Pheu Thai Party spokesman, visited Phuket today to reexamine the police housing scandal.
Two rental cars were stolen from a Pattaya car rental company by Indian men with fake passports, who did not return the vehicles. The vehicles were tracked by their GPS signals. One was being repaired and recovered by police. The other vehicle, a Toyota Fortuna, was already in Burma.
A 24-year old van driver Sarawut Sompan is being praised for his honesty after he handed in around B132,000 worth of cash belonging to an Indonesian official.
A Rohingya refugee gave birth to a baby boy on an overcrowded boat carrying around 110 people which arrived in Thailand from unrest-hit western Myanmar, an official said Thursday.
A 15-year-old Ubon Ratchathani student was arrested for leading a gang of motorbike thieves. He was tracked down after stealing a motorbike during an outdoor concert. The stolen bikes were exchanged for amphetamines to sell to other teens. Police are seeking three other suspects in his gang.
Twelve foreigners, including people from Australia, Finland, Indonesia, Myanmar, and the UK, were arrested yesterday (January 31) for working illegally in the island’s tourism industry, police said.
Young Australian tourist Tegan Larin has described yesterday’s (January 30) terrifying speed boat ordeal from her Phuket International Hospital bed, where she remains bedridden with a serious back injury following the boat incident.
Thailand’s Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province may be hosting the World Expo 2020. The fair’s screening committee recently visited the province and was highly impressed. The site of the fair will be determined later by a majority vote among 160 countries.
A Phuket woman is urging others to beware of a scam artist posing as a real estate agent, who she says almost tricked her into playing a Chinese board game in return for her house and its chanote title.
Five tourists, including one Australian and one Malaysian, were injured late this morning (January 30) when their boat was hit by a strong wave about one kilometre off the coast of Chalong.
A British man who travelled to Thailand without travel insurance is paying a hefty price after he suffered a heart attack in Phuket on Saturday. He is now in intensive care at Bangkok Hospital Phuket with mounting hospital bills.
Around 205 Rohingya packed into a crowded boat arrived in Phuket waters near Racha Noi island yesterday (January 29), before being met by the Thai Navy who gave them fresh water before moving them on towards Malaysia.