Police found groggy bar manager Sombun Janmakhong, 39, and an unconscious 30-year-old waiter identified only as “Aek” at the Full Love Inn on Soi Bongkot early July 26. Next to the bed was a half-drunk bottle of alcohol and various mixers.
Sombun told police he and Aek were drinking on Soi Kophai when they met a man they knew only as “Non.” The three partied until around 6 a.m. when the adjourned to the hotel. The next thing he remembered was waking up and finding his Apple iPad, telephone and 20,000 baht cash missing.
Police wake the two drugged bar men.
Hotel employee Suwit Thiptamyae, 40, said he saw the suspect leave around 10 a.m. carrying a black purse, but thought nothing of it until Sombun called for help.
Sombun said Non claimed to be a Thai military captain and provided police with a description.