American and 4 Other Foreigners Facing Death Penalty After Being Arrested in Bali Indonesia for Selling Cocaine

The three men and two women were paraded at a police news conference in the Bali provincial capital, Denpasar, days after being arrested.

American and 4 Other Foreigners Facing Death Penalty After Being Arrested in Bali Indonesia for Selling Cocaine

BALI – Police in Denpasar, Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine and marijuana on Bali on Friday. The three men and two women were paraded at a police news conference in the Bali provincial capital, Denpasar, days after being arrested. They were arrested between May 20 and 24 […]

French Hashish Smuggler Heads Home After Serving 18 Years in Indonesian Prison

Blanc's life prison term was cut to 20 years and then in 2014 he won something that few foreigners get in Indonesia - parole.

French Hashish Smuggler Heads Home After Serving 18 Years in Indonesian Prison

  JAKARTA – A Frenchman who served 18 years in custody for smuggling drugs into Bali was expected to arrive home on Sunday (July 22) after he was deported in a case that sparked outrage in France over Indonesia’s tough narcotics laws. Police arrested Michael Blanc on the day after Christmas in 1999 at the […]

American on the Run after Busting Out of Bali Prison

American on the Run after Busting Out of Bali Prison

– BALI – Indonesian police are hunting for an American citizen who escaped Monday from an overcrowded and understaffed prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. Head of Kerobokan prison Tonny Nainggolan said Chrishan Beasley, 32, is believed to have escaped at around 4 a.m. by sawing through a ceiling and then climbing over […]

New Zealander Leeza Tracey Ormsby arrested in Bali on Drug Charges

New Zealander Leeza Tracey Ormsby arrested in Bali on Drug Charges

  BALI – New Zealander Leeza Tracey Ormsby was arrested in Bali on Feb 12th when drugs were allegedly found at her villa may have been dealing, local police say. Police say they found MDMA, marijuana and hashish at a villa in North Kuta where Leeza Tracey Ormsby, 37, was staying. According to a police […]