Connect with us

Crime

British fugitive extradited to the UK after being nabbed in Thailand last month

Jack Burton

Published

 on 

A British fugitive, who caused 140,000 pounds (GBP) of damage in a ram-raid in Devon, UK , has been extradited back to Britain after 18 months on the run in Thailand, following an arrest late last month.

43 year old Dylan Taylor or Torquay was found guilty of burglary in June 2018. After he absconded to Thailand, he was sentenced in absentia to seven and a half years in jail. UK Police tweeted that Taylor had been brought back from Thailand to start his jail term and said he would serve an extra four months for jumping bail.

Taylor rammed a Mitsubishi Shogun into a Devon shop in December 2017 and attempted to steal an ATM machine. The roof collapsed around him and he abandoned the vehicle.

Dylan has three prior convictions for similar raids and had only been out of prison for two weeks at the time he committed the ram-raid.

Authorities learned he was missing and issued a warrant for his arrest, and his phone was traced to Thailand. They told Thai Immigration that a suspect was staying in Chon Buri. Taylor’s visa was revoked and he was handed over to British authorities for deportation last week.

SOURCE: Chiang Rai Times

British fugitive extradited to the UK after being nabbed in Thailand last month | News by Thaiger British fugitive extradited to the UK after being nabbed in Thailand last month | News by Thaiger

 

Get more from The Thaiger

📱 Download our app on Android or iOS
👋 Have your say on our Thailand forums
🔔 Subscribe to our daily email newsletter
📺 Subscribe / Join YouTube for daily shows
👍 Like/Follow us on Facebook
🐦 FOLLOW us on Twitter
📷 FOLLOW us on Instagram

image

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Coronavirus (Covid-19)54 mins ago

Third phase testing successful for Vietnam Covid-19 vaccine

Phuket1 hour ago

Phuket police arrest 2 men and seize more than 160,000 methamphetamine pills

Thailand3 hours ago

Good Morning Thailand | Hemp Ice cream, Thai English proficiency, Covid stats

Sponsored2 hours ago

Tour Phuket’s Islands with 5 Star Marine

Welcome back to Thailand!

Thaiger is getting behind local businesses for the restart of tourism in Thailand - up to 50% discounts across all advertising packages!

Best of3 hours ago

5 Best Seafood Restaurants in Koh Samui

Coronavirus Vaccines4 hours ago

Health Ministry to distribute 10 million vaccine doses across Thailand this month

Protests4 hours ago

31 anti-government activists granted conditional release

image
Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Best of5 hours ago

Top 5 suit tailors in Bangkok

Protests5 hours ago

Ban on mass gatherings published in Royal Gazette ahead of anti-government protests this weekend

Thailand5 hours ago

Wednesday Covid Update: Record high of 20,200 new cases and 188 deaths

Coronavirus Vaccines5 hours ago

Health Ministry calls for a halt to criticism of doctors not involved in vaccine decisions

Phuket5 hours ago

Phuket lays on Suvarnabhumi bus service for stranded sandbox tourists

Best of18 hours ago

Phuket’s 5 most family-friendly resorts

Transport19 hours ago

Transport Company announces bus services are suspended until August 31

Thailand21 hours ago

Thailand News Today | 29 provinces now on curfew, booze ban in Phuket

Insurgency22 hours ago

Volunteer ranger killed in grenade attack by suspected insurgents

Thailand5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism5 months ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism5 months ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand5 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism5 months ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand6 months ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Thailand7 months ago

Thailand News Today | Southern floods, Face mask fines, Thai Air Asia woes | January 8

Trending