A Kuwaiti man lost more than 300,000 baht after a transvestite prostitute he brought back to his hotel room robbed him.
Pol. Col. Suwan Cheaonawinthawat today is out of a job as Pattaya’s police superintendent after Royal Thai Police commanders removed him following a Banglamung District gambling raid.
A South Pattaya taxi operator is offering a 50,000 baht reward for the arrest of burglars who stole more than a million baht in cash, jewelry and electronics from his Third Road garage.
Pattaya police have captured three Cambodian men wanted for a gang killing last month.
Identified only as “Vee,” 25; “Jia,” 25; and “Chai,” 25, the men were captured after police raided an apartment on Soi 15 in South Pattaya. Jia and Chai required treatment at Banglamung Hospital after trying to jump from the third-story room.
The drivers of two boats involved in last month’s collision of two speedboats off Koh Larn are pointing fingers at each other, denying they caused the accident that injured 18 South Korean tourists along with a South Korean tour guide and a Thai guide.
Police seized three guns and arrested four people for suspected drug use in a raid of a Nongprue house.
Choknathee Pholkaittikul, 31; Wanawuthi Phromwong, 22; Nattawan Phromtem, 24; and Rujira Mirattanaphria, 21 were captured April 22. No drugs were recovered, but all four tested positive for methamphetamine use.
A 4-year-old Cambodian boy died after accidentally being electrocuted while playing hide and seek.
Chian Chiew was pronounced dead April 24 at Bangkamung Hospital after the accident in a Nong Plalai construction camp. The child had obvious electrical burns on his leg and back.
A Nong Khai couple is wondering why their 5-year-old daughter mysteriously died while on vacation in Jomtien Beach.
Adosak Srisombut, 26, and Rungrudee Khumfaeng, 25, are awaiting results of an autopsy on Nongkungtai School kindergartener Rachnee Tadsamai to determine why the girl collapsed in the employee room of a hotel where the mother was working.
Adisak said he’d left the girl to play and returned to find her lying on the floor next to a neighbor’s dog. He rushed the girl to Bangkok Hospital Pattaya, but doctors couldn’t revive her.
Doctors speculated she died of heart failure, but sent the body to Banglamung Hospital for final determination.
Getting into a muddy trench was easier than getting out for a pregnant cow rescued by animal-control officers in Pattaya.
Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan staffers were called to Soi Bunsamphan April 10 to help 6-year-old “Ee Daeng” after she wandered into the hole at a condominium construction site near the railroad tracks.
More than 30 Chinese tourists were rushed to the hospital after suffering an apparent case of food poisoning on Koh Larn.
All but six members of the tour group were released after receiving fluids and medication for diarrhea, vomiting and weaknesses. The others were kept overnight for treatment.