Archive For The “Crime” Category

Australian Man And Thai Wife Sentenced To Death For Drugs Smuggling

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Australian Man And Thai Wife Sentenced To Death For Drugs Smuggling

A Perth member of the notorious biker group Hells Angels and his wife have been sentenced to death in Thailand for trying to smuggle half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine into Australia. Luke Cook, 34, and his Thai wife Kanyarat Wechapitak, 40, were arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport last December and charged in relation to…

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Udon Thani Couple Arrested In Possession Of Fake Meth Pills

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Udon Thani Couple Arrested In Possession Of Fake Meth Pills

A couple were arrested in Udon Thani’s Mueang District on Sunday night with methamphetamine pills that turned out to be fakes.   Udon Thani deputy governor Pramote Thanyapuet said on Monday that the couple had been nabbed while walking in a suspicious manner in front of a community mall. Officials searched them and found what…

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More Graffiti By Foreigners At Chiang Mai Beauty Spot

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More Graffiti By Foreigners At Chiang Mai Beauty Spot

Chiang Mai authorities are furious that a cave has been ruined by graffiti from foreign tourists. They have threatened to prosecute and seek jail terms for anyone who is caught. The latest damage comes to Thailand’s nature after teens from Liverpool and Canada spray-painted a historic wall in the northern Thai city. Foreign names were…

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

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Scouser Faces Ten Year Jail Sentence For Graffiti In Chiang Mai

Thai media reported that two people are in custody after the spray paint inscription “Scouser Lee B” appeared on the historic Tha Pae gate in Chiang Mai. One of them is 23 year old Lee Furlong from Liverpool. The other is Brittney Schneider, also 23, from Canada. The pair were staying at the Mad Monkey…

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Four Arrested For Cutting Down Protected Tree

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Four suspects were arrested for cutting down a Siamese rosewood tree of a school in Kalasin province while they were transporting the logs for processing in the Ban Dung district of Udon Thani province on Friday night. Acting Udon Thani police chief Pol Colonel Woranat Phanphon told the press on Sunday that the four suspects…

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Hundreds Of Foreigners Arrested In Record Raids

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Hundreds Of Foreigners Arrested In Record Raids

Bangkok — Police on Friday said hundreds of foreigners were arrested in another round of national raids targeting schools, hotels and restaurants. A record 369 foreign nationals were arrested Thursday night from 337 locations, including in the capital’s Huai Khwang district, in an operation the immigration chief said was a joint effort between various law…

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Police: Fish-Trap Robber Arrested In Udon Thani

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Police: Fish-Trap Robber Arrested In Udon Thani

Udon Thani – With a fish trap over one arm, machete in hand, and balaclava over his face, a man robbed four spots within one week – until police arrested him Sunday.   Authorities arrested Payon Kamsem last night and charged him with robbery after naming him the sole suspect in four robberies in Udon Thani…

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Angry Father Shoots Man In Tesco Lotus After Warning Him To Stay Away From His Daughter

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Angry Father Shoots Man In Tesco Lotus After Warning Him To Stay Away From His Daughter

A Thai father who had repeatedly warned a man to stay away from his daughter shot at him then fired into his pick-up in the parking lot of Tesco Lotus in Nakorn Pathom yesterday. Police captain Wasan Tangtham found a lot of blood in a bakery at Lotus where U-Then had fled following the shooting….

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Phayak Prai Taskforce Seizes Hardwood Planks, Logs In Udon Thani Raid

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Phayak Prai Taskforce Seizes Hardwood Planks, Logs In Udon Thani Raid

A joint taskforce suppressing forest crimes, led by the Forest Protecting Operation Centre (FPOC0, late Monday night seized more than 300 planks of hardwood (Pratu) as well as nearly 20 logs from a wood processing factory in Udon Thani.   The raid was part of an ongoing sting operation to suppress the activities of one…

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Iranian In Pattaya Rape Drama Denies Everything And Claims Ex Shaved Her Own Head

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Iranian In Pattaya Rape Drama Denies Everything And Claims Ex Shaved Her Own Head

The Iranian businessman charged with handcuffing and raping his ex girlfriend then shaving her head has denied everything after being interviewed by Pattaya police yesterday. Earlier “Neung”, 21, from Prajinburi, had gone to the cops to claim that she was forced onto a motorbike after the couple met in Walking Street in the early hours…

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