British expat burglar arrested in Phuket

British expat burglar arrested in Phuket

PHUKET: An elusive British serial burglar, who has been on the run from police for at least two years, was arrested yesterday in connection with another series of burglaries in Phuket. Charlie Machin, 54, was apprehended at his rental house in Soi Na Koh, Cherng Talay, with 67 items stolen from at least three homes. He was prev

- Friday, February 24, 2017 | 02:29 PM

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Video: Angry teens terrorize family after a 'beep'

Video: Angry teens terrorize family after a 'beep'

PHUKET: A video featuring teen bikers terrorizing a family of three in Kamala went viral yesterday afternoon. The Facebook clip shows two teen-aged kids on a motorbike driving dangerously close to a Honda Jazz, ordering its driver to stop. The one riding pillion was silent, while the other looked visibly angry, kept on pointing

- Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 12:04 PM

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Phuket 96-year-old found hanged at home

Phuket 96-year-old found hanged at home

PHUKET: An elderly local was found hanging by a nylon rope in his house in Thalang last night. The victim, 96-year-old Pracha Kruepanich, had been discharged from Vachira Phuket Hospital six days ago and was believed to have been stressed by health issues. “We found Mr Pracha’s body hanging by a rope tied to a metal hook at th

- Friday, February 24, 2017 | 03:41 PM

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Sea gypsies prevent Phuket officials from demolishing homes

Sea gypsies prevent Phuket officials from demolishing homes

PHUKET: Officials are preparing to file complaints of land encroachment against Rawai sea gypsies after more than 200 of them gathered to prevent the demolition of two houses in Rawai yesterday morning. “Suthep and Thawee Mookdee are the owners holding a chanote for this land,” said Legal Execution Department officer Chanothai

- Friday, February 24, 2017 | 11:24 AM

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