Nonthaburi

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    Nonthaburi: Teenage girl arrested for promoting underage prostitution on Twitter

    The local Pakkret police apprehended a 19 year old woman, who was reportedly operating an illicit Twitter account promoting underage prostitution services. The arrest occurred at a hotel in Klong Khachen, Mueang district, Phichit, while she was allegedly delivering a 17 year old girl to a client. The suspect, identified as Petch (pseudonym), confessed to her role as the administrator…

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    Nonthaburi deputy station chief’s swift action turns motorcycle crash into life-saving rescue

    A deputy station chief has been praised for his quick response and life-saving actions following a motorcycle crash in Nonthaburi. The injured motorcyclist had plunged into a saloon vehicle, resulting in severe injuries and loss of consciousness. However, thanks to Thana Theenak’s swift intervention and knowledge of CPR, the young man was revived and rushed to Bang Yai Hospital. The incident…

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    BMW driver with mental health issues crashes car on Maha Chetsadabodin Sorn Bridge

    A man driving a BMW recklessly chased and crashed into a car on the Maha Chetsadabodin Sorn Bridge, causing damage and panic to the couple inside the vehicle. The family of the aggressor claimed he suffered from mental health issues, while the victims reported the incident to the police for further investigation. A high-speed chase took place yesterday, November 2,…

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    Trial twist: Tangmo’s case peels back for fresh witnesses

    The Nonthaburi Provincial Court scheduled a hearing for the prosecution witnesses in the case concerning the death of Nida Patcharaveerapong, better known as Tangmo, who was separated and tried with the remaining four defendants after the initial case had been concluded. The four defendants are Sansara Manomaipiboon aka Zan, Itsarin Juthasuksawat also known as Kratik, Nittas Kiratisuthisathorn aka Job, and…

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    Nonthaburi man livestreams suicide following legal woes

    A 29 year old man identified as Anan committed suicide by shooting himself, following a livestream on social media where he vented his frustrations about ongoing court cases. The incident took place at his rented two-storey townhouse in the Bang Bua Thong district of Nonthaburi province. Upon arrival at the scene, Lieutenant Colonel Pruet Jamroonsartsiri, the head of Bang Bua…

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    Tragedy strikes as factory owner’s car takes a watery plunge in Nonthaburi canal

    A fatal accident occurred when a factory owner’s vehicle plunged into a canal, in Nonthaburi. The incident took place last night, near the canal on Bang Bua Thong, Nonthaburi. The unfortunate car plunge was reported to Prut Jamsanson, Bang Bua Thong police station’s commander, and Apisit Momnitykul, an investigating officer. The vehicle, owned by the factory owner, had skidded off…

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    Fire fury: Inferno engulfs townhouse, burns 2 million baht hole

    A townhouse fire erupted in Bang Bua Thong, Nonthaburi, causing damage estimated at over 2 million baht. The inferno broke out at 8am today and quickly spread to two adjacent properties. Ten water trucks were deployed to control the blaze, preventing further spread to neighbouring houses. The fire originated in a two-storey townhouse, rapidly engulfing the lower floor before spreading…

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    School renovation in Nonthaburi transforms student restrooms into plush, mall-like facilities

    The Nonthaburi-based Nawanmintharachinutit School transformed its student restrooms with a luxurious and modern renovation akin to facilities found in large shopping malls. The school director, Rangsiman Yala, announced the upgrade, stating it aims to improve student quality of life and happiness. The school renovation received widespread praise on social media due to its pristine and contemporary facilities, making it one…

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    Historic haul: Police nab notorious gas-cylinder thief in Nonthaburi

    The historic region of Nonthaburi was the setting for a successful police operation, leading to the capture of a notorious gas-cylinder thief. The individual had been causing distress across the region with his exploits. The thief was eventually captured by a determined team comprising Police Captain Theeradech Thammasuthee, Assistant Police Colonel Woraphot Rungkrachang, and Assistant Police Colonel Patsadonai Karin, amongst…

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    Fish hook, line, and dinner: Woman’s mealtime surprise raises food safety concerns

    A 31 year old woman was shocked to find a fishing hook and line embedded in her meal. The woman, named June, raised concerns about food safety and quality after her unpleasant experience with food ordered from a restaurant in Pak Kret district, Nonthaburi. June yesterday reported that on July 27, she and a friend ordered food through a delivery…

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    Aunt Toi’s funeral: Beloved Nonthaburi dessert vendor draws heartbroken crowds

    The funeral of “Aunt Toi,” an adored street vendor from Nonthaburi, attracted a flood of mourners on its first night, with attendees ranging from relatives and friends to politicians, customers, and fans. At 6.30pm yesterday, Wat Nakhon In monastery transformed into a sanctuary for the funeral rites of Aunt Toi, also known as Somchai Yunsun. The 65 year old was…

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    Lottery quota scam: Investor dupes 10+ people, swindles staggering 40 million baht

    In a dramatic turn of events, a business investor recently scammed over 10 people out of a staggering 40 million baht (US$1,166,180) through a lottery quota sale tactic. The victims gathered to present the case to Bangkok’s Central Investigation Bureau earlier today, hoping to expedite the search for the fraudulent businessman, known as “Sia Mo,” who is now on the…

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    Nonthaburi shopping centre halts escalator after flip-flop mishap causes safety concerns

    A footwear mishap at a bustling shopping centre in Nonthaburi caught the attention of onlookers and spurred immediate safety precautions. A video shared by Pook Saranya, a TikTok user, revealed a flip-flop getting trapped in an escalator, creating a temporary halt in its operation. Subsequent attempts by a custodian and a security officer to retrieve the trapped footwear are captured…

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    Nonthaburi police officer found dead in car under bridge

    The dead body of a police officer was discovered inside his idle car under a bridge in Bang Bua Thong district in Nonthaburi province. Initial reports suggest that the officer may have taken his own life due to high stress caused by issues with a friend’s loan guarantee that has now fallen to him to repay, leaving him in financial…

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    Warehouse fire in Nonthaburi draws over 50 fire engines, suspicion points to electrical short circuit

    Over 50 fire engines and some 100 firefighters, last night dashed to extinguish a raging warehouse inferno in Nonthaburi, taking 90 minutes to bravely overcome the fierce fire. The preliminary investigation suggests that an electrical short circuit may have triggered the outbreak of the fire in the warehouse. At approximately 9.20pm yesterday, local authorities in the district of Bang Sri…

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    Firearm frenzy: Suspects in actor retaliation case surrender to police in central Thailand

    Two individuals involved in the infamous retaliation on a former actor have handed themselves over to the police in central Thailand following charges of assault with a firearm. Surrendering their continued defiance, the accused are now seeking to nullify the previous false testimonies given against them. This account comes amid an intensive ongoing hunt for a third conspirator involved in…

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    Late-night teen brawl in Nonthaburi ends in gunfire: 1 injured, weapons seized

    A late-night brawl among a group of teenagers in Nonthaburi triggered a public uproar. A violent clash left one individual injured following a gunshot penetrating his hand. Local police seized possession of several knives involved in the incident. Video recordings captured by a bystander showed the chaotic scene. The confrontation took place at around 2am today near a convenience store…

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    Traffic sinks into chaos as sinkhole swallows up Chaeng Watthana Road, Nonthaburi

    Heavy rainfall yesterday led to the sudden emergence of a 1.5-meter deep sinkhole on Chaeng Watthana Road in Nonthaburi, causing severe traffic disruption that extended up to the Lak Si monument. Traffic had to be redirected with the partial closure of two lanes as a safety measure at noon today. Chaeng Watthana Road, directly affected by the sinkhole, particularly its…

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    Nonthaburi police shut down major underground gambling den, arrest 49

    In an extensive operation, police raided and dismantled a substantial gambling den in Nonthaburi, Thailand. The sting saw almost 50 people apprehended in the act of illicitly betting on games of snooker. The operation, led by senior police officials, resulted in a successful seizure of 49 people participating in gambling activities. Law enforcement authorities including Police General Paisan Wongwatcharamongkol, the…

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    Roadside cable thief snared, causing parts of Nonthaburi highway to plunge into darkness

    An engineer alerted the local police to apprehend a man who was cutting power cables in the middle of a Nonthaburi highway, casting parts of it into darkness over a distance of more than 2 kilometres. At around 3.45pm yesterday, the young man, identified as 30 year old Chotipong, was caught red-handed along with the snipped aluminium power cables stretching…

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    Man falls to death from Nonthaburi condo’s 9th floor

    A man tragically fell to his death from the ninth floor of a well-known condominium in Nonthaburi province, shocking nearby homeowners in the early hours of the morning. The 34 year old’s body crashed through the roof of a neighbouring townhouse, prompting authorities to urgently investigate the cause. At around 6am on June 17th, 2023, a homeowner awoke to a…

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    Teen escapes injury as venomous snake falls onto head

    A 15 years old girl narrowly escaped injury after a snake dropped from the ceiling onto her head in her family home in Nonthaburi, Thailand, causing a commotion. The venomous serpent was later captured by emergency personnel, averting further danger. According to the report, a CCTV camera captured the moment when the snake fell from an opening in the ceiling…

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    Car sales consultant found dead in Nonthaburi temple parking lot

    A female car sales consultant was found dead in her car at a temple’s parking lot in Nonthaburi province after being reported missing by her sister. The 55 year old victim’s body was discovered yesterday, at around 4.30pm, in a white Toyota sedan with Phetchaburi licence plates. Local police arrived at the scene where the woman’s body was found, having been…

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    Woman arrested for Jackson Wang concert ticket scam

    Thai authorities recently arrested a 40 year old woman on charges of scamming people for over 3 million baht. Wilaiwan Praphat Kitjarugul is accused of deceiving multiple victims by selling fake tickets to a Jackson Wang concert in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Many victims filed complaints on the “Sub Nakorn Ban Online Patrol” Facebook page, having suffered huge financial losses since December 2022.…

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    Thai woman shoots neighbour dead over door-kicking dispute, history of issues

    A heated dispute led to a shocking incident in Thailand‘s Nonthaburi province, where a 42 year old woman shot her 35 year old neighbour dead, allegedly over a door-kicking incident and a history of disagreements between the two. Police Lieutenant Colonel Sompol Wongsrisunthorn, deputy chief of Nonthaburi Provincial Police, was informed of the shooting at Eua Arthorn Bang Bua Thong…

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    Mystery surrounds drowning of missing 2 month old found under home

    A 19 year old mother reported her 2 month old child missing before the baby was found drowned under the house. Police are investigating how the child fell as there was no apparent gap in the sleeping area for the baby to have fallen through. Veena (surname withheld), 19, informed the Pak Kret Police that her 2 month old son…

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    Music teacher assaults 10 year old girl with ADHD in Nonthaburi school

    A 50 year old father filed a complaint against a music teacher for physically abusing his 10 year old daughter, a fourth-grade student, in a school located in Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi Province. The little girl was allegedly slapped and kicked, leaving a shoe print on the back of her shirt and suffering from physical pain. The father, Pongsak, said…

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    Thai Man drowns in canal after getting entangled in fishing net

    A tragic incident occurred when a 48 year old Thai man named Wichai drowned in a canal after getting entangled in a fishing net while collecting clams. The man suffered from poor health and typically would not undertake such tasks himself, but he had accepted a 200 baht order for clams. His lifeless body was spotted by a friend in…

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    Large seabird finds refuge on Nonthaburi roof

    A large seabird found a refuge on a roof in Thailand’s central Nonthaburi province. At 5.30pm yesterday, a 63 year old Thai resident of Lebanese descent, Nadim Salhani, reported a large seabird perching on his home’s roof in Sai Ma sub-district of the main city district. Nadim’s children, 24 year old Kamin, and 26 year old Palisa, alerted him to…

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    Thai student gives birth and hides baby on fire escape

    A 19 year old Thai student left her newborn baby on a fire escape after giving birth, having kept her pregnancy a secret from friends and family. Her 19 year old boyfriend found out only after discovering the baby on the fire escape. This morning police in the city of Pak Kret in Nonthaburi province received reports from concerned citizens…