A Russian man being treated for alcoholism apparently drank himself to death in a Pattaya hotel.
The body of Vladimir Batuev, 46, was found in the bathroom of his 2nd Road hotel room Dec. 9. There was no sign of violence, but the body was found with blood and vomit nearby.
A British expat enjoying Loy Krathong returned home to find his safe containing more than 700,000 baht in cash and jewelry missing.
A British man died after apparently jumping from the 9th floor of a South Pattaya condominium.
Timothy Bertram Durell, 63, sustained major injuries and died outside the Pattaya Center Condotel on South Road Dec. 8.
Police inspected Bertram’s second-floor apartment and found a letter believed to be a suicide note. The British man went to the ninth floor balcony to jump.
The British embassy was notified.
Police raided a well-known condom shop allegedly selling items that provide more than just “safe” sex.
More than a million baht in jewelry and cash were stolen when burglars broke into rooms at a Naklua health spa.
The Nov. 28 burglary at the Healthland Spa & Massage Hotel saw two rooms belonging to Healthland Bangkok-based employees broken into. Suchnee Khunawattana, 45, said she didn’t lose anything, but the room safe in her boss’ adjoining suite was stolen.
Two Russian women were arrested for allegedly assaulting employees at a South Pattaya 7-Eleven and vandalizing the store.
Three Eastern European men have been arrested for allegedly using fake credit cards to steal more than 2 million baht from Pattaya banks.
A transvestite who claimed to work as a police informant against pickpockets himself has been arrested for allegedly lifting a necklace from a Russian tourist.
With male tourists being drugged and robbed by area prostitutes, Pattaya police are cracking down on pharmacies illegally selling sedatives and tranquilizers.
A Russian tourist was drugged and robbed by a transvestite prostitute he took to a Walking Street short-time hotel.
The unidentified victim in his late 20s was found barely conscious on the third floor of the Walking Street Guesthouse Nov. 10. He was taken to Pattaya Memorial Hospital for treatment.