Phuket Police Get Into a Car Chase with a Nigerian Man on a Four Year Overstay, Seize Cocaine From His Home

A pickup truck driving on a road in Wichit, Phuket
A pickup truck driving on a road in Wichit, Phuket. Photo: Максим Улитин. CC BY 3.0.

Police chased after a Nigerian man in a sedan ,whose passport had expired about four years prior, for about 20 kilometers and later seized cocaine [Read More…]

Thai woman arrested in Suvarnabhumi with 2.3kg of cocaine in her backpack

Airport screening officer at Suvarnabhumi airport, Bangkok
Airport screening officer at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok. Photo: Mattes.

A Thai woman was arrested at Suvarnabhumi international airport on Wednesday as she tried to smuggle about 2.3kg of cocaine, worth about 6.9 million baht [Read More…]

Passenger from Brazil Arrested With 4.8 Kilograms of Cocaine at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Luggage screening at Suvarnabhumi Airport (VTBS)
Luggage screening at Suvarnabhumi Airport (VTBS). Photo: Mattes.

Thai Customs told TPN media on Friday (April 7th) that on Thursday (April 6th) AITF (AIRPORT INTERDICTION TASK FORCE) officers X-rayed a targeted luggage in [Read More…]

Office of Attorney-General says cocaine charge against ‘Boss Vorayuth’ ends

Court of Justice Thailand. Criminal Court Tower, Ratchadapisek Rd., Chatuchak, Bangkok
Court of Justice Thailand. Criminal Court Tower, Ratchadapisek Rd., Chatuchak, Bangkok. Photo: coj.go.th.

BANGKOK, Aug 3 (TNA) – A cocaine abuse charge against Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya was automatically dropped because of a new narcotic law, according to the [Read More…]

South African and Brazilians arrested, cocaine worth B51m seized at Thai airports

Luggage screening at Suvarnabhumi Airport (VTBS)
Luggage screening at Suvarnabhumi Airport (VTBS). Photo: Mattes.

In two separate cases, a South African man was arrested by customs officers at Phuket airport for allegedly smuggling 1.49 kilogrammes of cocaine worth 4.47 [Read More…]

Brazilians arrested, cocaine worth B46.5m seized at Suvarnabhumi airport

Baggage claim at Suvarnabhumi airport
Baggage claim at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport. Photo: Hajime NAKANO / Flickr.

Three Brazilians have been arrested on arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport and 15.5 kilogrammes of cocaine, worth about 46.5 million baht, seized from their luggage. The [Read More…]