Artikel tagged “police”

  • Police ban water splashing on main roads for Songkran

    Police ban water splashing on main roads for Songkran

    The Royal Thai Police are looking to impose a total ban on water splashing activities on main and secondary roads throughout Thailand during from April 11-17, the Songkran holiday break. They are citing road safety as the reason for the drastic plans. In phuket, in the past, Chao Fah east and west, Viset Road in Rawai and parts of Thepkasattri Road north of Heroines Monument have been popular locations for families to splash motorists as they pass by on April 13 each year.

  • Drugs, weapon and preserved animal carcasses found in Rawai

    Drugs, weapon and preserved animal carcasses found in Rawai

    Phuket police and a team of local authorities have arrested 27 year old Anchalee Pantumat, from Nakhon Sawan province, with a list of illegal items including 113 grams of marijuana, a carbine (rifle) with eleven .30 bullets along with jungle cat fur and a sambar deer skull. At her house in Rawai, Police also found marijuana and methamphetamine paraphernalia, 2 BB guns, digital scales, plastic bags for packing and 103,500 Baht in cash

  • Robbery fail – thief ended up stabbed to death

    Robbery fail – thief ended up stabbed to death

    Early this morning (March 6), a 33 year old local man, Attapong Treesuk, was robbed while waiting for his girlfriend, by a man identified as 28 year old Wirat Sakkaew, who was carrying a knife and a gun to threaten him and steal his mobile phone.

  • Shooting rage in Rassada – one dead, one in critical condition

    Shooting rage in Rassada – one dead, one in critical condition

    Last night (March 4) police received a report about a shooting in a house at the Rangsiri housing project, in Rassada, east of Phuket Town. Two people were shot; one died and another remains in critical condition. At the 2 story house, which doubles as a tattoo shop in the ground floor, police found blood and several .45 bullets on the ground near the gate, near the tattoo chair, and in front of a bedroom.

  • Boby dumped in Patong rubbish bin

    Boby dumped in Patong rubbish bin

    Last night (February 28), Patong police received a report about the dead body of a baby dumped in a bin in Soi Kuan Yang Charoen on Phra Baramee Road. The bin was at the beginning of the alley near the main road. Inside, the police and a team from Kusoldham Phuket found a transparent plastic bag containing the dead body of a baby girl with the ombilical cord still attached

  • Patong Prawn Fraud. Price-gouging in Patong restaurant.

    Patong Prawn Fraud. Price-gouging in Patong restaurant.

    Phuket’s Tourist Police have arrested the owners of an overpriced restaurant named ‘6 Restaurants’, located in Patong, after receiving reports from more than 19 Chinese tourists.

  • Fire in Ban Thai’s spa in Patong 

    Fire in Ban Thai’s spa in Patong 

    About noon today (February 17), Patong police receieved a report about a fire in Spanakarn, a 4-story spa business, located inside the Ban Thai Hotel. The fire started in a room named Rachawadee on the third floor of the building. A staff member, Naetdao Kongsoongnern, who was a witness to the fire, told the police that she was at the second floor around noon and saw white smoke coming out from the third floor so she went to check

  • Pick-up and van crash in Krabi kills the driver and injures 10

    Pick-up and van crash in Krabi kills the driver and injures 10

    Yesterday (February 4), Klong Thom Police (Krabi) received a report about a pick-up truck crashing into van, resulting in 1 casualty and 10 injuries. The accident occurred at Namkhao-Koh Lanta Road, where police and rescue teams found the Chevrolet pick-up badly damaged from its front all the way to the driver seat.

  • Heading into 2018 with a BANG.

    Heading into 2018 with a BANG.

    Bullets fired into the air during New Year’s celebrations damaged many people’s property late Sunday night, although no injuries were reported as of on Monday, as the dangerous activity continued despite a campaign against the irresponsible discharging of guns during holidays. To celebrate the arrival of the New Year, many people set off fireworks while others fired guns into the sky despite warnings about the possible danger.

  • 26 year old Chinese tourist drowns an hour after arriving in Phuket

    26 year old Chinese tourist drowns an hour after arriving in Phuket

    A Chinese tourist drowned at Patong Beach yesterday while waiting to check into his hotel.