thieves

  • Crime News

    Timber thieves’ tumble: Thai police bust illegal logging gang in 33 million baht raid

    In a daring crackdown on timber thieves’ crime, Thai police stormed a deforestation gang’s hideout in central Thailand, arresting one woman while four suspects managed to escape. The operation followed the discovery of illegal wood logs valued at approximately 33 million baht hidden in a warehouse in Phetchabun by officials from the Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation.…

  • Crime News

    Thieves nab materials worth 2 million baht from Krabi pool villa, remain at large months later

    Culprits behind the alleged theft of materials worth over 2 million baht from a pool villa in Krabi remain at large months after the event. The owner reported the incident to the police five months ago, but the suspects still haven’t been caught. Khwansurat Beger, a 32 year old woman originally from Surat Thani, invested over 10 million baht in…

  • Thailand News

    Thai durian farmers on the lookout for thieves after prices jump

    Thai durian farmers are on the lookout for thieves now that durian prices have jumped. Durian farmers in the northern Tak province, located near the border with Myanmar, are taking extra precautions to protect their orchards from thieves following a significant increase in durian prices this year. The rising prices prompted farmers to guard their fruit day and night, according…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya’s transgender thieves target Indian men in separate incidents

    An age-old legend has once again repeated itself. In Pattaya, two Indian men separately reported thefts by transgender individuals on the same night. In both incidents, the thieves ripped gold necklaces off the victims’ necks. The first incident took place when 34 year old Nagasesha Reddy Neeruganti was walking along Pattaya Beach with friends near Soi 13. A transgender person…

  • Phuket News

    Thieves ransack a Patong rental house

    Thieves ransacked a rental house in Patong, stealing almost everything including doors and window panes. The house owner, 44 year Phatsamon Chompanat, reported the incident to Patong Police on Monday. Phatsamon said she had left her house locked when she left Phuket two years ago. She said she occasionally came back to visit the house to clean it. When she went…

  • Covid-19 News

    Man allegedly steals 6 bottles of alcohol gel from restaurant, cleans table before leaving

    A man allegedly stole 6 bottles of alcohol gel from a famous restaurant in Udon Thani, a province in northeast Thailand. But before leaving, the man used the gel to clean a table and chair. The 38 year old restaurant owner, identified as Alias, says she woke up in the morning and was shocked to find that tables at her…

  • Pattaya News

    Elderly Chon Buri woman sets house on fire to thwart thieves

    If an intruder breaks into your house, you have some options of how to react, but an old woman in Chon Buri discovered that maybe you shouldn’t respond by setting your house on fire. The old woman heard thieves trying to break into her house in the Hua Tanot sub-district of Panat Nikhom. She lives alone, and when she heard…

  • World News

    Priceless ivories stolen a second time, recovered in Myanmar

    A pair of priceless, centuries old engraved ivory tusks was stolen from a local hermitage of the Ban Loy Tong Ku hill tribe village in the Umphang District Isaan’s Tak province last night. Locals residents reported the incident to the Border Patrol Police after they reportedly saw the 2 thieves riding a motorcycle and heading towards the Thai-Myanmar border. The…

  • Crime News

    Busy motorbike thieves nabbed in Chon Buri

    Police in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district have arrested 2 prolific motorbike thieves. Officers of Police Region 2 announced that 2 suspects, identified as 31 year old Eakkachai ‘Ton’ Jantamoon and 34 year old Manas ‘Dam’ Saeueang, were arrested at a room in Soi Sukhumwit 31. Officers seized 8 vehicles in total. The pair have been charged with multiple counts of…

  • Pattaya News

    Two men in custody after British man’s motorbike stolen in Pattaya – VIDEO

    Two men are in custody, after being accused of stealing a motorbike from Jomtien Beach in Pattaya. The bike’s owner, 53 year old British national, Davidson Fraser, had parked the bike between Soi Jomtien 6 and 7, in order to go exercising. He returned sometime later to find the bike gone, so he filed a report with the Pattaya Police.…

  • South Thailand News

    60 million baht of gold stolen in Songkhla heist

    Five people have robbed a gold shop in the city centre of Na Thawee district in Songkhla province yesterday (Saturday). The robbers were dressed in military uniforms and armed with assault weapons, fleeing with gold and jewellery valued around 60 million baht. According to the Thai PBS report, the five bandits arrived at the Suchada Gold Shop in a white…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya tourists take a quick swim, return to find their belongings gone

    Am Iranian man and his Russian wife were tourists in Pattaya doing all the usual things when they had a sudden urge to go for a swim. They were swimming at Dongtan Beach, Jomtien. They left all their belongings on the beach – phones, cash, hotel keys – but when they returned everything was gone. The Pattaya Police were notified…