Pattaya’s police chief presided over funeral ceremonies and the cremation of a top crime-suppression officer who died last month.
Chonburi Immigration Police officials met with representatives from about 100 area hotels to remind them of the need to report check-ins of foreign tourists.
Pattaya police arrested a jet ski vendor who allegedly extorted 25,000 baht from an Indian tourist who allegedly scraped the side of the boat.
Police arrested a 32-year-old transvestite who allegedly pickpocketed a British man as he stumbled home from Halloween parities on Soi Buakaow.
A Kuwaiti who decided to go skinny dipping on Pattaya Beach refused to go quietly when police tried to arrest him.
An allegedly drunk Faisal Alrashidi, 47, was corralled near Walking Street Nov. 5 by police volunteers after stripping off his clothes and parading down Pattaya Beach.
A German man died after crashing his speeding Harley-Davidson motorcycle on Jomtien Second Road.
Michael Lambauer, 39, suffered extensive injuries including a broken neck in 5:30 a.m. Nov. 3 crash. Police said evidence pointed to Lambauer speeding, then losing control on an unlit curve in the road.
The victim had been the managing director of the Lomatec swimming pool company. He also had been a member of a local Harley riding club.
Child-protection police arrested a Chaiyapoon mother for allegedly pimping out her 15-year-old daughter on Beach Road.
Duangjai Polkhummak, 37, was apprehended Nov. 2 by Region 2 officers in front of a hotel in central Pattaya with four marked 1,000 baht bills. She was charged with pandering and human trafficking.
Three teenagers have been arrested for the knifing and robbery of a Russian tourist.
Jenniya Nikilina, 25, was stabbed in the arm and her belongings stolen Oct. 22 on Soi Chaiyapruek near Muangmai Village.
A Buddhist amulet preservation show raised almost 3 million baht in charity as collectors flocked to the Pattaya Indoor Sports Arena for evaluations and prizes.
Police have arrested a transvestite who allegedly tried to rob a drunk Israeli on Pattaya Beach.
Anatoly Akushev, 47, was saved by a passer-by who called police after seeing Rukley Thongmak, 31, take the visibly intoxicated tourist behind some folded up beach chairs for a short-time liaison near Soi Post Office Oct. 22.