Sneaky Sleep Stealing: Phuket thief robs Chinese tourists while they snooze

Police are on the hunt for a burglar who entered a first-floor Phuket resort room while a Chinese couple were sleeping and stole cash and valuables in the early hours of Sunday morning Thalang Police were notified of the break-in, at Supalai Pasak Resort & Spa in Pa Khlok, on Phuket’s east coast, at 10:30am yesterday Officers, led by investigator Lt Phetthon Changaid, arrived and found the balcony door...

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Weapon-wielding Wedding! Bystander killed as gun-loving guests shoot pistols before ceremony

A villager was killed in Chonburi on Sunday when a shooter in a wedding procession fired a celebratory gunshot, and the bullet hit the innocent man in his home Thanet Inwong,...

Weapon-wielding Wedding! Bystander killed as gun-loving guests shoot pistols before ceremony

Japanese man flying Thai Smile says his money stolen from checked luggage

An elderly Japanese tourist filed a report with Suvarnabhumi Airport police yesterday, claiming his money was stolen from checked luggage on a flight from Chiang Mai to...

Japanese man flying Thai Smile says his money stolen from checked luggage

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

A 17-year-old girl in Bangkok may face a murder charge for aborting her pregnancy at eight months According to Kannayao police, the minor, whose name was withheld, admitted to...

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

Englishman who brawled with Pattaya bar girl says he never compared drink prices to 7-Eleven

The Englishman who was the victim of an attack at a beer bar in Pattaya has called for the woman who attacked him to be jailed David Lodge, 64, gave an interview to ThaiVisa...

Englishman who brawled with Pattaya bar girl says he never compared drink prices to 7-Eleven

Man dies accidentally shooting himself in penis

A Chiang Mai man died after his shotgun accidentally discharged, shooting him in the leg and genitals, according to his friend Chiang Mai police were informed yesterday of the...

Man dies accidentally shooting himself in penis

Police seize $32 million baht worth of meth

Police in Thailand seized more than seven million methamphetamine tablets on Saturday following a dramatic car chase, highlighting how drugs continue to pour into the country from...

Police seize $32 million baht worth of meth

Bartender attacks elderly Brit who refuses to pay for his beer

A female bartender in Pattaya attacked an Englishman after the the farang refused to pay for, what he called, an expensive beer An angry Rungnapha Pleumjai, 43, admitted to...

Bartender attacks elderly Brit who refuses to pay for his beer

Coke & Cream: Ecuadorian lady tries to sneak coke mixed with skin cream into Thailand

A woman from Ecuador was caught at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Monday evening when officers searched her bags and found skin products mixed with cocaine After getting...

Coke & Cream: Ecuadorian lady tries to sneak coke mixed with skin cream into Thailand

Two male tourists in alleged stabbing, hanging suicide attempts in Phuket

A 52-year-old Swedish man remains in serious condition at Patong Hospital after he was alleged to have stabbed himself several times with a pair of scissors before jumping from...

Two male tourists in alleged stabbing, hanging suicide attempts in Phuket

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Behind the facade of the land of smiles, there are some very dark goings-on. Our crime coverage includes stories about drugs, death, scandal and the latest blogger chronicling every corpse in the city. From yaba busts to homicides to black magic being blamed on Thai ghosts, you’ll find all the crime news you need on Coconuts Bangkok. You can always depend on us to update you on the latest breaking news and developments in high-profile court cases and investigations as well.