Ex-Miss Teen Thailand tired and tense after tossing and turning in prison last night

Amelia “Amy” Jacobs looked tired and miserable when she appeared at Minburi court today after her first night in jail. The actress and ex-Miss Teen Thailand spent last night in Minburi Remand Prison and had  boiled rice for breakfast. She was busted, alongside her boyfriend, on Tuesday night at her Bangkok home with 70 grams ...

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Boyfriend of ex-Miss Teen Thailand will deny drug dealing charges following bust

Boyfriend of ex-Miss Teen Thailand will deny drug dealing charges following bust

Amelia “Amy”Jacobs’ boyfriend, Poonyawat Hirantecha, has lawyered up and plans to deny possible drug dealing charges against him following a bust in which he and his former...

Would you fall for this badly faked Thai banknote? One taxi driver did (PHOTOS)

Would you fall for this badly faked Thai banknote? One taxi driver did (PHOTOS)

A Phuket taxi driver manager posted a warning for people to beware of fake banknotes after a tourist got away with paying with a THB50 (US$1.50) banknote washed with a purple tint...

Debt-dodging dentist’s Thai medical license revoked over unpaid debts

Debt-dodging dentist’s Thai medical license revoked over unpaid debts

Notorious debt-dodging dentist Dolrudee Jumlongras will have her Thai dental license revoked over the non-payment of THB36 million (USD1.08 million) in debts that she skipped out...

Ex-Miss Teen Thailand sits in cell on drug charges, gets visit from her foreign dad

Ex-Miss Teen Thailand sits in cell on drug charges, gets visit from her foreign dad

Actress and former beauty queen Amelia “Amy” Jacobs, 28, is in a holding cell at Sai Mai police station after officers found large quantities of drugs in her Bangkok...

Ex-Miss Teen Thailand fired from TV contract, tearfully apologizes for drug use, sales

Ex-Miss Teen Thailand fired from TV contract, tearfully apologizes for drug use, sales

Amelia “Amy” Jacobs apologized profusely on her way into the police station today, but few seem to be in a forgiving mood. The Miss Teen Thailand 2006 was arrested yesterday...

Alleged girlfriend killer Nico Papke’s first court date in October, DNA matches Lek’s

Alleged girlfriend killer Nico Papke’s first court date in October, DNA matches Lek’s

It was announced yesterday that German Nico Papke, who confessed on July 18 to the murder of his Thai girlfriend, beautician Pischa “Lek” Nampadung, 35, will make his first...

Ex-Miss Teen Thailand arrested with meth, allegedly admits to using, selling

Ex-Miss Teen Thailand arrested with meth, allegedly admits to using, selling

Miss Teen Thailand 2006 , Amelia “Amy” Jacobs, and her older boyfriend ran into some trouble with police this morning when their Bangkok home was raided for drugs....

Disgraced ‘jet-setting monk’ Nen Kham to face underage rape charge in criminal court

Disgraced ‘jet-setting monk’ Nen Kham to face underage rape charge in criminal court

The disrobed monk known for his lavish lifestyle and for raping a minor is finally having his day in criminal court for rape charges stemming from incidents that allegedly...

Female drug mule arrested on Thai island with 36,000 meth pills

Female drug mule arrested on Thai island with 36,000 meth pills

Police have arrested a woman for smuggling more than 36,000 yaba, or methamphetamine, pills onto Phuket after a sting operation on Saturday. The huge drug haul followed a string...


 

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