A Swiss motorcyclist was injured when he crashed his bike into a center median in Sattahip.
Eteinne Mayenzent, 54, was found bleeding profusely from the head and other wounds across from the Sattahip Navy Stadium on Sukhumvit Road Nov. 14. His Honda PCX was found damaged nearby. Mayenzent was transported to Queen Sirikit Naval Medical Center for treatment.
A witness to the 5 p.m. accident told police he’d seen Mayenzent driving fast from the Sattahip Market and that he thought Mayenzent looked drowsy before the crash.
A hungry monkey suffered a serious electrical burn when its high-wire act near the Sattahip Naval Base sent it flying from a 7-meter-tall pole.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden will celebrate Loy Krathong Nov. 16 with children’s contests and other activities at the Najomtien tourist attraction’s lakefront.
Three fishing boats capsized and 23 sailors were rescued when high waves hit Sattahip Bay during a late-season storm.
Authorities seized 20,000 methamphetamine tablets and other drugs when they arrested four Sattahip residents suspected of dealing drugs in the east for an inmate behind bars in Nakhon Ratchasima.
A British English teacher died of a heart attack in front of his Thai girlfriend in Bang Saray.
Roy Tucker, 49, was found lying on his bed at The One Apartment Nov. 2. Heart medication was scattered on the floor and girlfriend Vasana Kanbanjong, 28, was waiting for medics from Queen Sirikit Naval Medical Center.
Vasana told police she’d been living with her boyfriend - a teacher at several Sattahip District public schools - since Songkran and knew he suffered from cardiac disease. On the day he died, Tucker had been complaining of chest pain and was going for his medicine when he collapsed.
Boot camp has begun for more than 4,000 new Royal Thai Navy recruits in Sattahip.
Capt. Wiwat Hajarern opened the new term at the Naval Recruit Training Center Nov. 5 with 3,821 cadets assembling.
Royal Thai Navy divisions continued year-end exercises, with Frigate Squadron 1 next up for war games.
Rear Adm. Somchai Na Banchang opened training Nov. 6 at the Royal Thai Fleet headquarters in Sattahip. Drills matched those performed the week previously by Frigate Squadron 2.
A Sattahip man who found a python in his car is taking the incident as a slithering sign of good luck.
Noppadol Suphaka, 24, jumped out of his black Chevrolet when he discovered the equally startled snake in the Moo 2 village of Thungprong Oct. 27. The reptile slid out of his car and went under the chassis. It took Noppadol a jack and a half hour to find it in the driver-side front wheel well.
Pythons slithering into homes in Sattahip have become so common that locals simply now only pay attention so they can bet the victimized house’s street number in the lottery.