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    Man with long Covid found dead in his bedroom in Samut Prakan

    A man suffering from long Covid for two years was found dead yesterday in his bedroom in Samut Prakan, unable to walk due to his illness. The man’s mother revealed that he had been at home but was drinking alcohol on Sunday. Police officers from Bang Sao Thong Police Station in Samut Prakan Province were alerted to a death in…

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    Gold shop worker in Samut Prakan caught stealing for gambling

    A female employee at a gold shop in Samut Prakan has been caught stealing gold over several months to fund her online gambling habit. The shop owner, 48 year old Chak Kamol Tantarasmee reported the theft to the police at Samrong Tai Police Station, armed with CCTV footage as evidence. Chak noticed irregularities in his employee’s spending habits, which led…

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    Samut Prakan teen girl attempted assault suspect arrested

    A suspect accused of attempting to assault a 15 year old student in Samut Prakan has been arrested. The incident involved the suspect allegedly following the girl from school on his motorcycle to her residence, where he attempted to commit the assault. The girl’s quick thinking and cries for help thwarted the attack. Police received a tip-off yesterday evening from…

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    Samut Prakan drug operation seize narcotics worth 10 million baht

    Samut Prakan police launched the second phase of their anti-drug operation, titled Operation Clip Wings to crack down on small-scale drug dealers, resulting in the seizure of hundreds of thousands of methamphetamine pills and other narcotics. The operation began with a briefing at 10am yesterday in the Samut Prakan Provincial Police headquarters spearheaded by the Commissioner of Provincial Police Region…

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    Parked tragedy: Teen motorcyclist crashes into truck in Samut Prakan

    A 17 year old motorcyclist tragically lost his life after crashing into the back of a parked truck in Samut Prakan. Witnesses confirmed the young rider was speeding and weaving between lanes before the fatal incident occurred. At around 10pm yesterday, officers from Bang Phli Police Station in Samut Prakan were alerted to a fatal accident involving a motorcycle and…

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    Six arrested for stealing electrical wires in Samut Prakan

    A group of six individuals involved in cutting and stealing electrical wires in front of a police flat in Samut Prakan has been apprehended. This incident caused power outages and affected the residents. Police managed to track down and arrest the suspects after multiple thefts. At the Bang Phli Police Station in Samut Prakan yesterday, Police Colonel Pairoj Phetploy, along…

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    Market shooting in Samut Prakan leaves one dead, two injured

    A heated argument in a Samut Prakan local market quickly turned into a violent shooting, resulting in the tragic death of a woman and serious injuries to two others. The incident stemmed from a confrontation involving inappropriate remarks. The incident occurred at 7pm yesterday at the Bang Ya Phraek market in Samut Prakan. Authorities from Samrong Tai Police Station received…

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    Ex-MP Vatana to return to Samut Prakan after 15 years on the run

    Former Samut Prakan MP and Deputy Interior Minister Vatana Asavahame has announced his intention to return to Samut Prakan in two months to visit locals after evading corruption charges for 15 years. A housewarming ceremony took place yesterday at the new residence of Soontorn Pansangtong, the former deputy minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives and the former deputy chief of Samut…

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    Duck vendor found dead in pickup truck at Samut Prakan shrine

    A tragic discovery took place in front of a Buddha shrine in Samut Prakan today, where a vendor was found dead inside a pickup truck. The deceased had left a note but the cause of his death remains unknown. The Deputy Inspector of Samrong Nuea Police Station in Samut Prakan, Asanee Kongkerd, received a report of a man’s death inside…

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    Students attacked by knife-wielding teens in Samut Prakan

    A group of first-year vocational college students riding motorcycles home encountered a terrifying attack by six teenagers wielding knives, leaving two injured. The incident took place at 5pm yesterday, May 28, on Suksawat Road in Phra Samut Chedi, Samut Prakan. Police Lieutenant Sunthorn Pimphan from Phra Samut Chedi Police Station received a report about a group of students being attacked…

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    Thai authorities bust massive smuggling operation in Samut Prakan

    The Thai authorities raided a warehouse in the Samut Prakan province, uncovering a large-scale smuggling operation involving over 100,000 items worth millions of baht. The raid, conducted by the Economic Crime Suppression Division (ECD), revealed that the goods were illegally imported and substandard. Commander of the ECD, Police Major General Puttidej Boonkrapue, today directed Police Colonel Chatchawan Chuchaiyarin and Police…

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    Police officer found dead at beauty salon in Samut Prakan

    A police officer was found dead under mysterious circumstances yesterday at a beauty salon in Samut Prakan following concerns from his wife who had been unable to contact him. Police Lieutenant Apisit Tonsalee from Bang Phli Police Station reported receiving a call at 11pm yesterday about a deceased person at a beauty salon located within the police officers’ residential flats…

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    Woman found dead in Samut Prakan canal after disappearance

    A tragic sequence of events culminated in the discovery of a woman’s body in the Bang Chalong canal, near Wat Bang Chalong Nok, in Samut Prakan province. The 32 year old woman had been missing for four days following an argument with her boyfriend over her heavy drinking. Her body was found floating in the canal yesterday at 6pm. The…

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    Fatal crash in Samut Prakan as pickup hits pole in rain

    A tragic accident occurred early yesterday morning when a company employee lost control of his pickup truck on a slippery road in Samut Prakan, slamming into a streetlight pole and suffering fatal injuries. The incident took place at approximately 6am near Bangpu Recreation Centre, along Sukhumvit Road. At the scene, emergency services discovered a Toyota Vigo with Nakhon Sawan license…

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    Man on drug-fuelled spree injures several in Samut Prakan

    A violent rampage involving a man wielding a knife and damaging vehicles ended in multiple injuries and a police arrest under a motorway in Samut Prakan province yesterday, April 24. The incident began with the man attacking his family and colleagues, subsequently stealing a pickup truck, and eventually being subdued by police after a confrontation that left officers and a…

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    Elderly man drowns in Samut Prakan amid financial woes

    Tragedy struck in Samut Prakan when a 63 year old man from Buriram, was found drowned in a water pit near a local road in the early hours of today. Responding to a distress call around 12.30am today, Wanuspong Madha, a deputy investigator from the Mueang Samut Prakan Police Station, arrived at the scene with paramedics from Samut Prakan Hospital…

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    Undercover amulet group busted for illegal firearm sales in Samut Prakan

    Police have successfully dismantled a covert operation where a group of young individuals used a Buddhist amulet trading group as a front to sell illegal firearms. The proceeds were used to purchase kratom juice and cannabis for consumption. A substantial cache of weapons and ammunition was seized during a raid on an apartment in Samut Prakan province yesterday. Leading the…

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    Air force serviceman opens fire in Samut Prakan, injures one

    A 26 year old man was injured when a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) soldier opened fire in a residential area in Samut Prakan province yesterday, following disputes over noise from a group of teenagers. The gunman, identified as an RTAF serviceman, later surrendered to the police. The incident, which took place in the Bang Phli housing estate, has shaken…

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    Mysterious hand discovered in Samut Prakan canal sparks comedy

    A suspected human hand floating in a canal caused quite a stir in Samut Prakan province but upon closer inspection, it turned out to be just a discarded rubber glove, much to the amusement and relief of the onlookers and authorities involved. Yesterday, at 5.30pm, the local police of Samut Prakan province were alerted to a suspicious object resembling a…

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    Motorcycle repairman fatally crashes into parked truck in Samut Prakan

    A tragic road accident claimed the life of a motorcycle repairman as he collided with a parked 18-wheeler truck in the early hours on Samut Prakan province’s Suk Sawat Road. The accident occurred near the Prasamut Chedi Police Station, around 100 metres away from the scene. Police Officer Worachet Dechadesho responded to the incident, which took place at 3.30am today,…

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    Off-duty officer causes multiple collision in Samut Prakan

    A police officer driving under the influence of alcohol caused a multi-vehicle collision in Samut Prakan province, claiming a gearbox issue led to the crash. The officer, who was driving a Toyota Vios, collided with a bus and then reversed into two parked pickup trucks. The incident, which occurred near Soi Nakhon Khuean Khan 8 in the Phra Pradaeng district,…

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    Samut Prakan police arrest 42 teens in street racing crackdown

    In Samut Prakan, an operation led by the police resulted in the arrest of 42 teenagers and the seizure of 49 motorcycles, following complaints from residents about noise and disruption caused by street racing. The teenagers were apprehended during a coordinated police action on Suk Sawat Road, from the Prasamut Jadee intersection to the Son Rom Yen junction. This crackdown…

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    Samut Prakan bus accident claims lives on poorly lit road

    A tragic bus accident in Samut Prakan province resulted in three fatalities and 22 injuries when a bus carrying employees plunged into a canal. Witnesses reported that the bus was travelling at high speed without braking before it crashed into a barrier and fell into the water. The incident occurred on Rattanakosin 200 Years Road during the early hours yesterday.…

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    Fatal accident in Samut Prakan as truck falls on worker during repair

    A tragic accident occurred in Samut Prakan province, where a heavy-set man was killed after a six-wheel truck fell on him while he was conducting repairs on it. The incident happened at a Ta Sai located along Khlong Khud Road, Bang Phli District yesterday, January 14. The man, a 57 year old worker from Warin Chamrap, Ubon Ratchathani province, was…

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    Six injured in Samut Prakan as truck with faulty brakes crashes into minibus

    A six-wheeler truck with faulty brakes slammed into a minibus, causing six passengers to sustain injuries. The vehicle also collided with a parked van on the roadside. The incident occurred at 5.50am today, as reported by the Bang Kaeo Police Station in Samut Prakan province. The accident took place on a three-lane road on Theparak Road, at kilometre 8. In…

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    Samut Prakan state of emergency after pesticide fire incident

    A leak from a 200-litre drum of pesticides in a pickup truck sparked a state of emergency in Samrong Nuea, Samut Prakan. The incident occurred as the clock struck 7pm yesterday, drawing in firefighter teams and corresponding authorities to the scene. In response to the incident, Thailand Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin intervened at 10.20pm, instructing the Governor of Samut Prakan…

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    Laotian couple resolves roadside dispute peacefully in Samut Prakan

    A roadside dispute between a couple, 26 year old Kim, and 25 year old Magud, both Laotians, was defused by the Samut Prakan Rescue Association today at 1am. The verbal conflict escalated into physical violence, which alarmed the on-duty officers at a nearby petrol station, who quickly intervened and informed the local police. Both individuals seemed intoxicated. Despite suffering minor…

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    Toddler mistakenly given wart treatment instead of sleeping aid in Samut Prakan

    A toddler of one year and four months old was mistakenly given trichloroacetic acid, a medication typically used for wart treatment, instead of a prescribed sleeping aid at Bangchak Hospital in Samut Prakan. The erroneous administration occurred on November 8 when the toddler’s mother had brought him to the hospital following a fall that resulted in a head injury. The…

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    Samut Prakan: Young woman hit by lorry and killed in road accident involving motorcycle

    A 21 year old woman was killed in a road accident at 9.30pm last night (November 17) when her motorcycle collided with a dog, causing her to lose control and be run over by a trailing lorry. The road accident occurred in the middle of Soi Bang Pla 2, in front of Sinpetch Village, Moo 11, Bang Pla Subdistrict, Bang…

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    Samut Prakan: Lottery vendor strikes gold with first-prize ticket in unsold stock

    A lottery vendor experienced an unexpected stroke of luck when she discovered a first-prize winning ticket in her husband’s unsold stock. She credits her fortunate find to the spirit of the 7-Eleven store in Bang Hua Suea where they operate their lottery stand. At 8pm last night, reporters spoke with 56 year old Paiboon Panphakdee and his 52 year old…