Artikel tagged “police”

  • Phuket Police recover fake bomb used in botched bank heist

    Phuket Police recover fake bomb used in botched bank heist

    PHUKET: Phuket City Police have recovered what they believe to be the fake bomb and clothing used by a man in a … Full story

  • Phuket estate manager denies gun charges

    Phuket estate manager denies gun charges

    PHUKET: Police have confiscated the gun of a Phuket housing estate manager who is accused of using it to intimidate a construction team into stopping their noisy work. The estate manager felt the work was “too noisy”

  • Phuket machete attack puts Burmese workers in ICU

    Phuket machete attack puts Burmese workers in ICU

    PHUKET: Two Burmese workers on their way home from a Phuket karaoke bar were critically injured after they were attacked by knife-wielding youths yesterday. Thalang Police received an anonymous report at 1:10am from a local resident in Srisoonthorn reporting that two heavily bleeding men were lying in an alley near the Baan Manik boxing camp on Srisoonthron Road. Arriving at the scene with Kusoldharm Foundation workers, Thalang police found the two men, estimated to be in their early 40s, with deep slash wounds to their necks and backs

  • Brit fraud fugitive nabbed in Phuket

    Brit fraud fugitive nabbed in Phuket

    PHUKET: A British expat arrested in Phuket today was on a list of fugitives wanted by an international division of the UKs Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), the Phuket Gazette has learned. Paul Ridden, 58, was arrested today after being fooled into meeting a friend in front of Chalong Police Station. When he drove into the police station car park, his exit was blocked by other vehicles behind him.

  • Fraud fugitive Brit nabbed in Phuket

    Fraud fugitive Brit nabbed in Phuket

    PHUKET: A British expat arrested in Phuket today was on a list of fugitives wanted by an international division of the UKs Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), the Phuket Gazette has learned. Paul Ridden, 58, was arrested today after being fooled into meeting a friend in front of Chalong Police Station

  • Gunfire silences Phuket construction clamor, says Swede

    Gunfire silences Phuket construction clamor, says Swede

    PHUKET: A Phuket estate manager terrified a team of Thai workers when he fired warning shots over their heads in an effort to get them to stop making noise yesterday morning, says the construction teams foreman. Swede Mike Hjort and Songkhla native Waleeporn Chinpised, both 41, appeared at Phuket City Police Station to file a complaint against Seree Duangsuwan.

  • Phuket consuls let loose over German bashing

    Phuket consuls let loose over German bashing

    PHUKET: The quarterly meeting between Phukets honorary consuls and local officials held at Phuket Provincial Hall yesterday placed tuk-tuk drivers conduct squarely in the spotlight. The meeting became the forum for the strongest comments yet by the Phuket-based honorary consuls, who urged Phuket Provincial Police Commander Pekad Tantipong to take action and bring to justice tuk-tuk and taxi drivers who assault foreign tourists. Days ago a German national [ …

  • Abandoned baby found in southern Phuket

    Abandoned baby found in southern Phuket

    PHUKET: Police have launched an investigation in Phuket to discover the parents of a baby boy found slightly bruised but otherwise healthy in the flat-bed of a pick-up truck this morning. Phuket City Police and members of the Ruamjai Rescue Foundation responded to a call at 8am from Wichit Moo 3 village headman Udom Nokseekaew reporting he had found a baby boy about 7 to 8 months old

  • German man still in ICU after dispute with Phuket tuk-tuk driver

    German man still in ICU after dispute with Phuket tuk-tuk driver

    PHUKET: A German man is in intensive care fighting for his life after he was beaten by a mob of Phuket tuk-tuk drivers for refusing to pay a fare of 100 baht (approx US$3.35).

  • Car plunges into Phuket canal, foreigner drowns

    Car plunges into Phuket canal, foreigner drowns

    PHUKET: A Nepalese tailor drowned when his car plunged into a canal in Phukets Thalang district last night. Thalang Police were notified of an accident near the TOT offices on the road to Ban Don at about 9:40pm.