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    Pattaya police investigate foreigner’s claim of 20,000-baht slot win

    A foreign man recently stirred controversy among the Pattaya community by claiming a 20,000-baht win from an online slot machine in a Facebook post. His boastful remarks quickly caught the attention of netizens and local police. The incident occurred when the foreigner posted in the Facebook group Pattaya, Thailand on July 3. “It’s good to play slot machines and win…

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    Pattaya police pedal plans for safer streets with taxi tango

    Pattaya police engaged with traditional and app-based motorbike taxi drivers over the weekend to address road safety concerns. The meeting, held at the Baron Beach Hotel, was led by Police Colonel Patikorn Sornchai, Deputy Police Commander of Chon Buri Province, as part of the Royal Thai Police (RTP) Road Safety Improvement Project. The initiative’s primary goal was to instil better…

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    Pattaya police arrest drug dealer supplying nightclubs

    Pattaya police arrested a Thai drug dealer suspected of supplying illicit substances to local nightclubs. The arrest occurred on Thursday, June 27 at 10.05pm following a tip-off indicating the suspect’s planned drug drop in Soi Thepprasit 7. Police officers observed the suspect, Sittichai Sapsawat, also known as Bank, arriving on a Yamaha Fino motorcycle. The 30 year old was seen…

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    Pattaya police drug raid in Jomtien detains 24 suspects

    Pattaya police conducted a significant crackdown on the local drug trade, targeting Jomtien Soi 1 to 3. Pattaya City Police, led by Police Colonel Navin Teerawit, along with Banglamung District officials, launched a comprehensive operation to dismantle the underground drug network in the area. The operation began at 3.06pm yesterday, June 14, when law enforcement, including Deputy Chiefs of Banglamung…

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    Pattaya police introduce mobile app to boost tourist safety

    Pattaya City Police Station has unveiled the PATTAYA SAFETY application to boost tourist safety. Superintendent Police Colonel Navin Theerawit announced this innovative app designed to enhance the safety of Thai and international tourists visiting the vibrant city of Pattaya. Developed under the provincial police’s guidance, the PATTAYA SAFETY app acts as a comprehensive platform for incident reporting, tip submission, and…

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    Pattaya police raid reveals 21 Burmese living illegally

    In Pattaya, a police raid led by Police Lieutenant Colonel Weerachai Thinkhamut, Superintendent of the Immigration Police for Chon Buri province, resulted in the arrest of 21 Burmese nationals living illegally in rented properties on Soi Kho Phai. The operation, which took place around midday yesterday, April 24, was instigated following complaints from locals about the disruptive behaviour of the…

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    Pattaya police assure safety for Songkran festival

    Pattaya’s police force made an impressive display on April 5, in a bid to assure both locals and tourists of their safety in the lead-up to the much-awaited Songkran festival. The show of strength was led by Deputy Commissioner of the Tourist Police Bureau, Suphaset Chokchai, who marshalled a parade of officers and volunteers through Pattaya to illustrate their readiness…

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    Mysterious late-night car crash baffles Pattaya police

    The peace of Pattaya was interrupted in the early hours of this morning by the sound of a car crash on Bang Dej Hill, near the Map Prachan Reservoir in the Nongprue sub-district, Banglamung district, of Chon Buri province. The accident, which occurred at approximately 12.16am, involved two vehicles, a black Toyota Yaris and a black Chevrolet Captiva. However, upon…

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    Pattaya police crackdown on underage entry at local club

    Pattaya police cracked down on the city’s entertainment hotspots in an operation named Nightwatch, arriving at Area 39 on Pattaya Third Road at 1.30am on February 3. Amidst the sea of IDs, a 19 year old girl emerged, attempting to slyly slip past with a counterfeit identity. The venue management pointed fingers at the imposter, claiming she hoodwinked her way…

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    British man forges kidnap tale, arrested by Pattaya police

    A seemingly distressing kidnapping report took an unexpected turn when a British national’s family in England alerted Thai police that the Brit had been abducted in Thailand. The Central Police Bureau was alerted via Interpol by Ian’s (surname withheld) family in the UK and Police Lieutenant General Jirapop Phuridej, Commander-in-Chief of the Central Police Bureau, deployed an investigative team to…

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    Pattaya police arrest local vendor for selling kratom drinks laced with cough syrup

    A recent Pattaya police operation led to the arrest of a local stall owner who was accused of peddling Kratom drinks mixed with cough syrup to the youth in the area. The suspect, a 44 year old man known as Nakarin, was apprehended by Nongprue Police officers and now faces charges related to the sale of these illicit beverages. The…

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    Pattaya police bust illegal Kratom ring targeting tourists

    Pattaya police apprehended a vendor peddling illicit Kratom concoctions to unsuspecting foreign tourists and youngsters on Pattaya Beach on the night of January 2. Responding to the outcry of concerned locals, Pattaya’s finest executed a well-coordinated sting operation to collar a Thai vendor suspected of flouting the law by selling Kratom-laden drinks under the moonlight along Pattaya Beach. In a…

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    Pattaya police honoured by American Legion Post for dedicated service

    In a heartfelt gesture of gratitude, the Sergeant Thomas Oliver Ahlberg Memorial American Legion Post TH02 in Pattaya recently recognised the dedicated efforts of the Royal Thai Police at Soi 9 station. The commendation came in the form of certificates of appreciation, acknowledging the tireless work of the police officers in assisting American citizens and contributing to the welfare of…

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    Pattaya police raid love hotels to prevent underage sexual activities

    Mueang Pattaya Police Station officers raided several love hotels in the city to stamp out underage guests indulging in illegal underage sexual activities and prevent sexual assaults on Loy Krathong Day. Prior to the Loy Krathong Festival, Siam Techno Poll of Siam Technology College conducted a survey on what Thai people planned to do on Loy Krathong Day and found…

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    Pattaya police pacify possessed man with exorcism in unexpected late-night disturbance

    A most unusual scenario unfolded on Thappraya Road in Pattaya, in the early hours of today. Pattaya police found themselves playing the role of exorcists when they were called in to placate a local man, aged between 40 to 45 years old, who was causing a late-night disturbance. The man, who was said to be possessed, had been wreaking havoc…

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    Revving up touble: Pattaya police arrest two in connection with motorcycle thefts

    The peaceful district of Banglamung in Pattaya was recently shaken by a series of motorcycle thefts. Two Thai nationals were arrested yesterday in connection with these crimes. The arrests were made by Pattaya police following an investigation that was initiated after a victim reported a stolen motorbike on October 24. The Chief of Pattaya Police, Thanapong Phothiti, stated that the…

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    Raving undercover: Pattaya police raid nightlife gem in early morning swoop

    The early hours of this morning were punctuated by a Pattaya police raid on an active nightlife spot known as Rave. Nestled in the heart of South Pattaya, this popular venue in the Banglamung district found itself under scrutiny following a tip-off from vigilant locals. The time of the Pattaya police raid, which took place at 2am today, October 18, found…

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    Pattaya police intensifies crackdown on illegal firearm possession

    The sun had just started setting over the Pattaya skyline on August 12, as a team of vigilant officers from the Banglamung Police, led by Pol. Col. Nawin Sinthurat, intensified their efforts to crack down on illegal firearms. Situated along the Eastern Gulf coast of Thailand, Pattaya is a city known for its lively nightlife and stunning beaches. However, recent…

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    Pattaya police crack down on Kuwaiti street racers disrupting traffic

    In the busy streets of South Pattaya, the rising clamour of Middle Eastern street racers revving their engines late into the night has become a troublesome traffic disturbance for locals and businesses alike. The continual uproar has driven some hotel guests to cancel their stays, according to hotel operators in the area. Early this morning, law enforcement officers from the…

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    Pattaya police crack down on motorbike gang linked to murder case

    In a significant crackdown on international crime, Pattaya law enforcement carried out a successful operation against the notorious ‘Outlaws’ motorbike gang. The group has been identified as a major player in criminal activities, with links to the chilling murder case of German businessman Hans Peter Mack. The subsequent operation led by Deputy National Police Chief Pol. Gen. Surachate Hakparn resulted…

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    Pattaya Police step up beach safety patrols

    In a new move to tackle issues of tourist congestion and rowdy behaviour, the vibrant city of Pattaya has taken decisive action to restore tranquillity to its renowned Pattaya and Jomtien beaches. Collaborating closely with relevant agencies, Pattaya City Police Station implemented a series of measures aimed at safeguarding the safety and well-being of tourists. Under the guidance of Deputy…

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    Pattaya Police raid illegal karaoke bar, arrest owner and 5 Myanmar nationals

    Pattaya City Police officers last night raided an unlicensed karaoke bar, catching five Myanmar nationals working there without the proper permits. The police have charged the bar’s caretaker and the five employees with various legal violations, including operating without official permission and selling alcohol unauthorised. During the operation, led by Surachet Eneksri, the deputy chief of Pattaya City Police Station,…

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    Pattaya Police ban prostitution on the beach

    Thailand’s Tourist Police have banned sex workers from selling services on the beach in Pattaya. Last night, Tourist Police and officers from Pattaya City Police Station headed down to Pattaya Beach and instructed the city’s ladies and ladyboys of the night to move along. The police informed the sex workers that from now on, they are no longer permitted to…

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    Pattaya Police bust casino, arrest 93 people in anti-gambling operation

    Pattaya Police swooped on a hidden casino, arresting 93 people involved. The illicit gambling establishment had a financial circulation of over 1 billion rupees (418 million baht), according to the police’s findings. The casino was hidden in the Asia Hotel in Soi Pratumnak 4 in Pattaya, said police. Pattaya Police led by Pol. Col. Thanapong Phothi, superintendent of the Pattaya…

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    Pattaya Police on the hunt for thief who stole 30,000 baht from Darul Ibadah Mosque

    Pattaya Police are hunting a light-fingered Thai thief who robbed Darul Ibadah Mosque on Pattaya Central Road of 30,000 baht. At 2.25am on Sunday, April 2, the thief stole 30,000 baht from two donation boxes and took a third box with him, in addition to causing 10,000 baht in damage, reported Pattaya Mail. Mosque executives, Thawat Ratchaneekorn, Na Ayutthaya, and…

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    Pattaya Police says two women shot were wrongly targetted

    Pattaya Police believe the two women wounded in a shooting in Pattaya in the early hours of this morning were wrongly targeted. Pattaya Chief of Police Thanapong Photi reported a Thai woman and a Chinese woman were shot at about 2am today at the entrance of Soi Chalernprakiat 4/1 in Bang Lamung district. Forensic officers and police discovered a black…

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    Pattaya Police find knife and gun in car with group of teens

    Pattaya Police found a knife, gun, and bullets in a car with a group of teens during a routine traffic checkpoint in the early hours of this morning. The checkpoint, located on Pattaya Second Road, was set up at 2am to search for drugs, weapons, and illegal items. Officers were checking vehicles when they noticed a group of teenagers acting…

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    Pattaya Police find 5 motorbikes stashed in forest

    We’ve all had trouble finding motorbikes in a big, crowded parking lot. But in Pattaya, five stolen Honda Wave 110 motorcycles were found deep in the forest where no one might ever look. According to the vice village headman, the motorbikes were found with broken handlebars and stripped seats and were discovered hidden in the forest. The motorbikes were recovered…

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    Pattaya Police report used condoms and illegal drugs after bar raid

    Pattaya Police are once again cracking down on monkey business in the city’s bars. Bang Lamung police said they found used condoms and illegal drugs after they raided a bar on Soi Pattaya Klang 12, located in the Nong Prue sub-district, early this morning. The raid on the Dragon Man Bar was led by the district chief Pisit Sitisawatnukun and…

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    Pattaya Police and rescuers stop American man from jumping to death

    A potential tragedy was averted in Pattaya as quick-thinking police and rescuers stopped an American man from jumping to his death. The 67 year old man was rescued from a 20th-floor ledge of the Arbour Hotel and Residence on Third Road on Saturday. Police and rescue volunteers from the Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Foundation spoke to the man for four hours…