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Siblings in payroll robbery arrested in Bangkok

THE CLERK of a Chonburi company and her brother who on Monday afternoon stole 3.46 million baht of 3.5 million baht payroll withdrawn from a local bank were tracked down and arrested at a room in Phasi Charoen district of Bangkok, Matichon newspaper said.  Chonburi Provincial Police together with Ban Bueng station investigation team yesterday […]

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3 drug runners arrested on Mekong river bank

  ACTING on a tip-off Nong Khai police arrested three drug traffickers moments after they had collected sacks packed with 400,000 tablets of methamphetamine, worth 12 million baht, that a boat from Laos had dropped off on the Thai bank of Mekong river, Matichon newspaper said this evening (Sept. 8). Pol. Maj. Gen. Puttipong Musikul, […]

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Police hunting for Mountain B pub owner’s dad

  CHONBURI police chief ordered the hunt for “Sia Yot”, the father of “Sia B” who is the owner of Mountain B pub that caught fire on August 5 killing 19 people so far, after an arrest warrant was issued for him on the charges of negligence and jointly setting up the facility without a […]

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Malaysia detains Thais who tested positive for marijuana

  AMID heavy cross-border travel to Malaysia during the current holiday three Thais who had travelled from Satun province to the neighbouring country and tested positive for marijuana at their checkpoint were immediately detained at a police station for three days and fined 50,000 baht, Amarin TV said this evening (July 29). The three Thais, […]

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Health

Monkeypox escapee held in Phnom Penh, declared persona non grata

CAMBODIA confirmed that a Nigerian man infected with Monkeypox who had escaped medical treatment in Thailand was arrested last night (July 23) and he is now under the care of a medical team at Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital, Sanook.com said today. The head of Phnom Penh’s Chamkamon district Mr. Thein Sothom announced the arrest of the […]

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Tourist policeman nabbed while taking bribe from entertainment venue

  A TEAM of policemen mounted a sting operation to arrest a Tourist Police Bureau officer and his civilian accomplice moments after he took 100,000 baht bribe from an entertainment venue owner in Nonthaburi province last night (July 7), Naewna newspaper said. A Special Weapons and Tactics Squad (SWAT) team from the Provincial Administration Department […]

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Mongkolkit lashes at police move to hit Bangkok motorists with arrest warrants

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MAVERICK MP Mongkolkit Suksintharanon today (June 22) lambasted the Metropolitan Police Bureau’s plan to have arrest warrants issued for traffic rule violators who may have failed to pay for their traffic tickets and called on police chief Pol. Maj. Gen Suwat Jangyodsuk to immediately rescind such a “demented” plan. The […]

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3 more activists arrested on lese majeste charges

  THREE members of an activist group were arrested while heading to Cha-am seaside resort for a vacation on the charges of violating Section 112 of the Criminal Code, or the lese majeste law, at 9 a.m. this morning (Apr. 21), Naewna newspaper said this evening. A Technology Crime Suppression Division police team supported by […]

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World News

NYC man charged in brutal mugging of Thai model has extensive arrest record

  By Tamar Lapin, Joe Marino and Melissa Klein, New York Post A NEW YORK CITY man has been busted for the horrifying November attack on an aspiring Thai model on a Herald Square subway platform, police said on Saturday. Kevin Douglas, 40, was charged on Thursday with second-degree robbery, third-degree robbery and second-degree assault, […]

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Suspect held in theft of Greek family’s cash, 500 euros recovered

  PHUKET police have arrested a suspect in the theft of a Greek family’s cash and recovered 500 out of 4,900 euros he had taken from their rented car on Jan. 26, Matichon newspaper said. Mr.Alexandros Alexiadis had filed a complaint at Karon police station that this sum of money was stolen from his family’s […]

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