Tags : Theft


American held on theft charges in Phuket

PHUKET: A young American man has been caught on theft charges after he allegedly stole three brand-name wallets from a shop at a shopping mall in Muang district of this tourist province. C. B., 21, was apprehended at Central Phuket shopping mall in tambon Ratsada on charges of theft and overstaying his visa, Pol Lt […]Read More


Baggage handler held after Suvarnabhumi airport theft

SAMUT PRAKAN: A baggage handler has been arrested on charges of stealing 4,000 baht in cash from a South Korean woman’s luggage at Suvarnabhumi airport. Phairin Pholkhan, 30, was apprehended on Friday. Police and airport officials seized four 1,000-baht banknotes from his locker at the airport. Full story: Bangkok Post Sutthiwit Chayutworakan BANGKOK POSTRead More


Frenchman Arrested for Phone Theft in Pattaya

PATTAYA — Police in the resort town of Pattaya said Thursday a French national is under arrest for stealing a cellphone. M. L., 40, was charged with nighttime theft for an incident inside a shopping mall in South Pattaya, police captain Jenrop Wanthongsankha told reporters. He was also charged with residing in Thailand without proper […]Read More


Kanchanaburi: Driver arrested over theft from tourists

A chartered bus driver was arrested for allegedly stealing cash from an Australian and two Britons while they were visiting Kanchanaburi on Tuesday using his bus service. Lt Col Suebsak Phansueb, Kanchanaburi tourist police inspector, said Seksit Saikaew, 34, was arrested on Tuesday evening after the tourists filed a complaint. Full story: The Nation By […]Read More


Two Thai men arrested for stealing gold necklace in drive

Two Thai men have been arrested for allegedly snatching a gold necklace from a woman on a Pattaya street, police said on Wednesday. Pattaya’s Pol Col Apichai Krobphet said Narit Khunnane, 26, and Charoonwitthaya Sawadeekit, 21, were arrested in front of a motorcycle repair shop in Moo 10 village in Tambon Nong Yai in Bang […]Read More


Thai woman, 64, arrested for tourist ‘theft’ in Pattaya

A Thai woman, 64, was arrested for allegedly stealing cash and valuables from a British man after he bought sex from her and another woman, police said. Pattaya police chief Col Apichai Krobphet told a press conference that Penchan Hale was arrested in Bangkok on Tuesday for allegedly drugging and stealing from G. A. L., […]Read More


Hangover Pattaya: Briton’s wild night ends in robbery

A British man has complained to police in Pattaya that 1,000 pounds sterling in cash and a diamond ornament worth Bt100,000 were stolen from his room sometime Saturday. The Briton, 56, whose name was withheld, told police he’d befriended two young Thai women not far from his home in Chon Buri’s Banglamung district at about […]Read More


Man held in B10m diamond theft is broke gem trader

The man charged with luring an Indian trader to a fake shop and then stealing a 10-million-baht diamond is a former jewellery trader in Chanthaburi who had closed his business due to losses and gambling addiction, police say. Police on Saturday took Pipatpongpat Suksawatpipat, 59, for a crime re-enactment at the Bangkok storefront that he […]Read More