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  • Crime News

    Bangkok college clash leaves one dead, 14 arrested

    Bangna police and relevant agencies addressed the media regarding a violent altercation between two technical college institutions in Ramkhamhaeng, Bangkok, which resulted in one death and one injury. The incident occurred recently, and police have since arrested Kanok, a 20 year old former technical college student, along with 13 others, including nine minors and four other adolescents. The altercation involved…

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    Caught in crossfire: Thai man nabbed for peddling homemade guns

    Police arrested 22 year old Thai man for selling homemade firearms on social media. The operation aimed to curb crimes involving illegal weapons, a rising concern given recent violent incidents. Police launched this sting operation under the directive of Police General Kitirat Phanphet, acting Commissioner-General, and Police General Thana Chuwong, Deputy Commissioner-General. The plan was executed to address the escalating…

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    Police arrest fuel theft suspect after dramatic high-speed chase

    A dramatic police chase on foot culminated in the arrest of a suspect who had been on a spree of fuel thefts across three provinces, filling up massive containers with fuel before making a quick getaway in his modified pickup truck. The suspect, identified as 32 year old Natthawut, was finally apprehended in a rental room after a failed attempt…

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    Thai couple jailed for 25 years for acid attack on student

    A Thai court sentenced a couple to 25 years in prison for attacking an 18 year old female student with acid, causing severe disfigurement. The husband received an additional 10 years and they were ordered to pay over 2 million baht in damages. Chased by law enforcement, 21 year old Jesdaporn, and 25 year old Angkana, were apprehended hiding in…

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    Taxi driver caught in sting after hit-and-run on a Mercedes-Benz

    A taxi driver involved in a hit-and-run incident was apprehended after police set up a sting operation with the victim posing as a passenger. After initially denying the allegations, CCTV footage of the incident proved monumental in his conviction. Police revealed that a taxi had collided with another vehicle and fled the scene in Mueang Thong Thani yesterday at around…

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    Contractor arrested in Rayong for series of theft and fraud

    Following a warrant by the Rayong Provincial Court earlier this month, Bangkok police arrested a contractor in Ramkhamhaeng yesterday for a series of thefts and fraud extending to government contracts. Investigations revealed that the 50 year old construction company owner, Thanik, who had been operating in Rayong since 2018, reportedly had a history of abandoning projects. In 2019, he allegedly…

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    Police crack down on rotating illegal lending scheme in Trang

    Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) officers yesterday dismantled a major rotating savings and credit association (ROSCA) operation in Trang, arresting a married couple who were also running a comprehensive illegal money lending, and an unlicensed underground lottery gambling business. Police Lieutenant General Worawat Watnakornbancha today ordered relevant authorities to execute a search warrant for a house in Ratsada District, Trang…

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    Russian man arrested in Phuket for stealing over 50 coral rocks

    Police in Phuket detained a Russian man found guilty of stealing more than 50 pieces of coral rock from the sea. The arrest occurred yesterday following a collaborative effort between the local police and tourist police. Officers tracked down 46 year old Alexsandr Krasilov outside the Siberyak restaurant in Rawai. Krasilov was apprehended for illegally removing coral rocks from the…

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    Phuket police seize 15,000 meth pills in major drug bust

    A drug bust by the Phuket Provincial Police has led to the arrests of three individuals and the seizure of over 15,000 methamphetamine pills, along with various items under the Narcotics Control Act. The total estimated value of the seized items exceeds 387,000 baht. The arrests were executed by officers under the leadership of the Chief of the Crime Suppression…

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    Police arrest drug dealer resembling Didier Drogba in Tha Yang

    Police arrested a drug dealer nicknamed Drog Big of Tha Yang, who bears a striking resemblance to the famous footballer Didier Drogba while delivering methamphetamine to customers. Officers, including Police Lieutenant Colonel Arthapong Nokkhunthong, Deputy Superintendent of Investigation at Tha Yang Police Station, and Police Lieutenant Pisit Lueangpraphasiri, Deputy Inspector, yesterday, June 12, alongside a team of investigators from the…

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    Man arrested for running illegal kratom beverage plant in Min Buri

    Police in Min Buri apprehended a man behind a kratom beverage production facility, investing heavily in water filtration equipment. The operation involved high-quality production methods to ensure superior product standards. Police Major General Kiattikul Sonthinen, along with his team, yesterday, June 12, led an investigation into the facility located on Rat Uthit Road, Saen Saep Subdistrict, Min Buri District, Bangkok.…

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    Bangkok cops arrest blind Cambodian mum and child for begging

    Police apprehended a blind Cambodian mother and her seven year old daughter, who were found begging at a local market, revealing their daily earnings to be surprisingly high. Police inspector Papon Ek Bunanan, from the Phra Pradaeng Police Station in Samut Prakan, yesterday received a report from residents about a mother and daughter begging at the Bang Nam Phueng Floating…

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    Ex-bank loan officer arrested for embezzlement and forgery

    Officers from the Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) arrested a former senior bank loan officer on charges of document forgery and embezzlement, leading to a loss of over one million baht. Commander of the PACC, Police Major General Prasong Chelimphanth, directed an operation alongside NACC Region 6 Director, Suphap Siri to apprehend 43 year…

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    Nakhon Ratchasima cops halt 1 million baht kidnapping plot

    Nakhon Ratchasima highway cops successfully intercepted and apprehended three suspects involved in the kidnapping of a young man from Surin, who allegedly aimed to extort 1 million baht. The suspects claimed to be political party officials and threatened harm to coerce the victim’s girlfriend into transferring money. The police received a report that three men, posing as investigative officers, abducted…

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    Man murders dating app lover after she finds out he’s married

    A young man has been arrested after his dating app lover was found strangled to death in Prachuap Khiri Khan, shortly after learning he was already married. Police apprehended 22 year old Anuwat Pimmat at an eatery in Prachuap Khiri Khan, around 10pm yesterday. He faces charges of murder and concealing a body, following an arrest warrant issued by the…

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    Suspect arrested for murder of 21 year old Phetchaburi woman

    Police apprehended a man suspected of murdering 21 year old woman and disposing of her body in Phetchaburi. Following an arrest warrant, officers are currently interrogating the suspect. The Thai authorities discovered the body of Benjarat, also known as Nong Dream, on June 7 in a grassy area by the southbound side of Phetkasem Road, near kilometre marker 144 in…

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    Man arrested for online BB gun scam in Thailand

    Police apprehended a man for selling BB guns online, deceiving customers into transferring money, and then blocking them on Facebook to avoid contact. The arrested individual claimed to only take orders, not handle deliveries. Today, June 9, Police Lieutenant General Thiti Saengsawang, along with a team including Police Major General Nopasilp Poolsawat and Police Major General Teeradej Thammasuthee, arrested 53…

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    Bangkok police dismantle gang after street shooting

    Police in Bangkok disbanded a gang following a shooting incident involving 16 shots fired on a street in Nong Chok. The shooting was reportedly provoked by a rival gang. Commander of the Metropolitan Police Division 3, Major General Kiatikul Sonthinen, alongside his associates today collaborated with the Metropolitan Investigation Team to track down and arrest a gang leader, Suphanat, also…

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    Police crackdown on illegal immigrants in Sisaket railway market

    Police in Sisaket intensified their crackdown on illegal immigrants, focusing on the railway market area. The operation aims to prevent potential threats to the safety of locals and tourists. Police detained Thonglueng Chuyad, a 31 year old resident of Mueang Phon Thong in Champasak, Laos. She was apprehended for entering and staying in Thailand without proper documentation. The arrest was…

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    Former aide arrested in Nakhon Pathom for illegal firearm sales

    Police arrested a former aide to a well-known provincial headman in Nakhon Pathom for illegal firearms sales, claiming he had a passion and skill for it. The suspect is currently appealing a conviction for evidence destruction related to a high-profile murder case. Police arrested 39 year old Chatree on charges of selling firearms and ammunition without a permit, possessing firearms…

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    Police arrest woman in Nawamin for online mobile phone scam

    Police officers apprehended a Thai woman at her condominium in the Nawamin district for allegedly defrauding people through an online scam operation of mobile phone sales. She faces three separate fraud charges. Authorities arrested 24 year old Ruangfa, also known as Mabel, following a lengthy investigation into online criminal networks causing significant public distress. Ruangfa had reportedly set up a…

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    Couple arrested for smuggling 32 immigrants in truck compartment

    Following a tip-off about an immigrant smuggling operation, military and police officials arrested a husband and wife yesterday for smuggling over 32 illegal immigrants hidden in a modified six-wheel truck loaded with old goods. Commander of the Lat Ya Task Force, Military Colonel Phongphat Hongsinlak, along with Police Colonel Paitoon Sriwilai, head of the Sangkhla Buri Police Station, and other…

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    Man murders drinking friend with concrete block after argument

    A tragic murder unfolded in Surin province when 67 year old man allegedly killed his 58 year old drinking companion by hitting him with a concrete block and then dragging his body with a motorcycle before dumping it in a canal. The incident occurred at approximately 6.05pm yesterday. Police reported that the suspect Thip and the victim Wantong were drinking…

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    Police arrest man for selling psilocybin mushrooms in Bangkok

    Police apprehended a 27 year old man in the Bang Chan Subdistrict, Khlong Sam Wa District, Bangkok, on charges of illegal possession and attempted distribution of psilocybin mushrooms, a Category 5 narcotic. Police seized 11 items as evidence. The arrest followed a tip-off from an informant who reported that Chitsanupong was cultivating and selling psilocybin mushrooms online and delivering them…

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    Thai police arrest OnlyFans model for promoting illegal gambling

    Thai police arrested a prominent OnlyFans model at her condominium in Lat Phrao, Bangkok, on charges of promoting illegal online gambling. The 23 year old woman, Lalada, allegedly received 20,000 baht per 30 posts for advertising gambling websites on her social media accounts. Police Major General Thiti Saengsawang ordered the operation, carried out by a team led by Police Colonel Teeradech…

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    Man arrested in Bangkok after fatal knife attack on wife

    A brutal incident unfolded in Bangkok when a man fatally attacked his wife with a knife before attempting to flee the scene. The suspect, a 49 year old Myanmar national named Sarin, was apprehended by police at the Mo Chit 2 Bus Terminal as he was preparing to board a bus to Mae Sot. The murder weapon, a large cleaver…

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    South Korean national murdered, encased in concrete in Pattaya

    The perpetrators of a chilling murder in Chon Buri have been partially apprehended, with one suspect confessing to the killing of a fellow South Korean national. The 34 year old victim, Roh Eui-jong, met his demise after being strangled and entombed in concrete inside a barrel by the suspects during a journey to Pattaya. South Korean authorities detailed the confession…

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    Krabi vendor’s murder by relative exposes family feud

    Police in Krabi arrested a suspect for the vicious murder of a melon and pumpkin vendor, which took place in plain sight of her 9 year old daughter. The incident, stemming from a family feud, occurred on the evening of May 3. The suspect, who is a relative of the victim’s husband, was apprehended at his residence. In the quiet…

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    Trans cashier nabbed for 40 million baht grand heist

    The Thai authorities apprehended a former massage parlour cashier at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in connection to grand theft, with the heist totalling over 40 million baht. The 22 year old transgender woman was wanted for the alleged theft of valuables from a wealthy Phetcha Buri businesswoman’s home. On the evening of May 4, a daring heist took place in the…

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    Thief nabbed for using forgotten ATM card to fund cigarette hustle

    A seasoned criminal with a history of theft was apprehended yesterday by Metropolitan Police Division 1 for stealing an ATM card and using it to buy cigarettes for resale. A 46 year old man was arrested based on a warrant issued by the Criminal Court on charges of theft. The arrest followed an incident where a victim reported forgetting their…