Artikel tagged “police”

  • Police trainees bolster Phuket street presence

    Police trainees bolster Phuket street presence

    PHUKET: Police trainees from Surat Thani saw some frontline action in Phuket this week when they received on-the-job training at a checkpoint in Baan Bang Jo, in Srisoonthorn. Thalang Police Deputy Superintendent Amnuay Kraiwootthinan and a team of officers supervised the 14 trainees assigned to the Thalang precinct, while another 43 trainees from Surat Thani were dispatched to assist in Phuket City, Chalong and Patong

  • Alarmed drunkard dumps temple bell, flees scene

    Alarmed drunkard dumps temple bell, flees scene

    PHUKET: Police are on the lookout for a man who reportedly tried to sell a temple bell to a secondhand store in Thalang while drunk. Natthakarn Rattanaphan, 33, called the Thalang Police yesterday afternoon after a man arrived at her secondhand store in front of the well-known Term Fun housing estate in Baan Manik (map

  • Man gunned down over business negotiation, not love-triangle

    Man gunned down over business negotiation, not love-triangle

    PHUKET: The victim of Sunday’s shooting drama in Patong has changed his story about the cause of the attack.

  • Helmetless sidecar driver dies after big bike wipeout

    Helmetless sidecar driver dies after big bike wipeout

    PHUKET: A helmetless driver of a motorbike with sidecar died after a high-speed collision with a big bike travelling at high speed in Thalang on Saturday evening. Tah Chat Chai Police arrived at the u-turn south of Kor En curve, notoriously nicknamed by locals as “Death Curve”, on Thepkrasattri Road (map

  • Phuket teen gang shoots man dead over insults

    Phuket teen gang shoots man dead over insults

    PHUKET: Police have arrested several youths after an 18-year-old was shot dead in front of a 7-Eleven store in Phuket’s Rawai Beach area early yesterday morning. Chalong Police received a report of the shooting at 4am, and soon arrived at the 7-Eleven store at the entrance to Laem Ka Yai Beach on Wiset Road (map

  • Phuket mobile phone operators vent over ‘overzealous’ consumer-protection policing

    Phuket mobile phone operators vent over ‘overzealous’ consumer-protection policing

    PHUKET: Mobile phone operators from Phuket’s major shopping malls protested this morning at Phuket Provincial Hall over what they see as an over-zealous interpretation of consumer protection laws.

  • Nigerian tourist attacked and robbed of his rented motorbike

    Nigerian tourist attacked and robbed of his rented motorbike

    PHUKET: A Nigerian tourist was attacked and robbed at about 6pm yesterday by two men of Caucasian appearance.

  • Motorbike dumped in pond mystifies park-goers

    Motorbike dumped in pond mystifies park-goers

    PHUKET: Police and local residents are scratching their heads over a motorcycle found dumped in a pond at Rama IX Park (King’s Park) in Phuket Town (map

  • Two Phuket cop-kickers caught

    Two Phuket cop-kickers caught

    PHUKET: Police have arrested two of the four suspects they believe are responsible for assaulting police officers trying to make an arrest of a suspect wanted for attempted murder and other charges (story

  • Phuket Police officer beaten in mass brawl as suspect resists arrest

    Phuket Police officer beaten in mass brawl as suspect resists arrest

    PHUKET: Police in Cherng Talay are on the lookout for an unknown number of suspects after a senior officer was badly beaten and a squad of at least five other policemen suffered minor injuries while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on Monday. Cherng Talay Deputy Superintendent Sommai On-khum regained consciousness at Vachira Phuket Hospital in Phuket Town on Monday to discover he had suffered a broken molar tooth and extensive bruising to his face and legs.