Police are searching for a grafter who befriended a female victim for three days before setting her up for a purse snatching.
Samruethai Kaewkla, 21, called police from an alley off Soi Chulurat 7 where she’d been robbed March 15.
Police arrested a South Pattaya motorbike-taxi driver for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl at knife-point.
Oi Wannathim, 33, was apprehended March 20 at the Kophai 94 motel on Soi Kophai where the alleged rape occurred. Police said he confessed to the crime.
A Bangkok tour guide was arrested after shooting a karaoke bar worker while trying to show off.
A tearful Suphachai Taopituckchai, 33, was taken into custody at the Disney Karaoke on Second Road March 15. Pemapha Juajoi, 31, suffered a single shot to the stomach and was taken to Pattaya Memorial Hospital.
Two Russians were arrested for severely beating a German man during an early-morning fight on a baht bus.
Artem Babin, 27, and Artem Bakanov, 26, were captured minutes after fleeing the fight near the intersection of Second Road with Soi 13/1. German Bjoern Janner, 31, was found unconscious and sent to a hospital for treatment.
A former Syrian commando has been sentenced to nine years and five months in prison for robbing and killing the New Zealand president of the World Croquet Federation in his Jomtien Beach apartment last year.
There’s down and out, and then there’s drunk and naked. But when one foreigner hit absolute rock bottom behind the Pattaya Police Station, no one, including the cops, came to help.
Police discovered 17 underage boys working as prostitutes when they raided a Sunee Plaza gay bar.
Manager Phatpongsakorn Luecha, 34, and staffers Hin Lemnu, 26, and Onn Phusaemsri, 36, were arrested in the March 5 raid at the Mic My Boy Bar on Soi VC 10. The foreign owner of the bar managed to escape capture.
Police are investigating why an unknown gunman used an assault rifle to spray at Nong Plalai rental home with bullets.
No one was injured in the March 5 incident. The house has been rented for the past four months by clothes retailer Palmy Baryon, 31, and her 25-year-old Thai boyfriend.
Two days after a Russian tourist was found strangled in a South Pattaya hotel, an Israeli man died at the same inn in Soi Buakaow.
Dan Bubis, 57, is believed to have suffered a heart attack following a March 7 tryst with bar girl. She told police Bubis had fallen asleep afterward, but almost immediately stopped breathing.
A Beach Road prostitute created a scandal when reporters found her giving oral sex openly on Pattaya Beach.
Reporters interrupted the illicit liaison across from the Pattaya Police Station late March 1. An embarrassed foreigner quickly returned to his hotel while the streetwalker screeched at the media for depriving her of 500 baht.
The police were not called and none of the participants were identified.
Oops! Caught in the act, and on the beach right in front of Pattaya Police Station no less.