Arrest Warrants Issued for the Ambush Shooting of Hmong Headman in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Kaen District

The Headman, his wife and two young children were attacked by gunmen as they were returning home from their farm on the evening of April 24.

Arrest Warrants Issued for the Ambush Shooting of Hmong Headman in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Kaen District

  CHIANG RAI – Pol Lt Gen Poonsap Prasertsak, commander of the Provincial Police Region 5, has told a press conference in Chiang Rai that arrest warrants have been issued for four suspects over the last month’s ambush shooting of a Hmong leader and his family. Thaweesak Yodmaneebanphot, a kamnan of tambon Por in Wiang […]

Summer Storms Hammer Chiang Rai and Northern Thailand

People are advised to remain inside during the storms and stay away from trees, billboards and flimsy buildings.

Summer Storms Hammer Chiang Rai and Northern Thailand

  CHIANG RAI – The Meteorological Department said on Friday the outlook is for rain, sometimes very heavy, in some areas of all regions throughout the weekend and into Monday, when it will ease off. More thunderstorms, rain and strong winds are expected across the country today with the extreme weather already beginning to cause […]

Search by Chiang Rai Provincial Police and Soldiers for Clues into Shooting Ambush of Hmong Headman Comes Up Empty

The search failed to find any new evidence, but did lead to the arrests of a number of villagers possessing illegal items and unregistered weapons.

Search by Chiang Rai Provincial Police and Soldiers for Clues into Shooting Ambush of Hmong Headman Comes Up Empty

CHIANG RAI – Provincial Police Region 5 chief Pol Lt-General Pulsap Prasertsak who lead a team of 500 soldiers, police through various areas of Wanag Kaen District in search of further clues to the April ambush of Hmong Headman Thaweesak Yodmaneebanphot and his family has come up empty. Pol Lt-General Pulsap Prasertsak said the search […]

American Expat Kenneth Alberson, 66, Arrested for Allegedly Running Online Human Trafficking Ring in Chiang Rai

Colonel Jirabhob Bhuridej, deputy commander of Thailand's Crime Suppression Police said 66 year-old Albertson has been operating his sex trafficking business for more than 10 years...

American Expat Kenneth Alberson, 66, Arrested for Allegedly Running Online Human Trafficking Ring in Chiang Rai

  CHIANG RAI –  American Expat Kenneth Viggo Albertsen has been arrested in a sting operation for allegedly running a online human trafficking service (Brothel) setting up men in northern Thailand with young Burmese women across the border, police said Tuesday (May 8). Police said 66 year-old Kenneth Viggo Albertsen, who has been living in […]

Police Sting Operation in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai District Nets 28Kg of Crystal Meth “Ice”

The undercover officer contacted Amin and arranged for him to deliver the drug by the side of a road in Ban Phamee village.

Police Sting Operation in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai District Nets 28Kg of Crystal Meth “Ice”

CHIANG RAI – Undercover Police in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district have arrest a 40 Year-old hill-trib man after he was caught delivering 28 kilograms of Crystal Methamphetamine’s to an undercover officer. Amin Mayer, 40, was arrested on Sunday night after the sting operation in a car park at a shopping mall in Tambon Wieng […]

Chiang Rai Provincial Police Inspect Over 300 Legally Registered Weapons after Ambush Shooting of Wiang Kaen District Headman

Chiang Rai Provincial Police Inspect Over 300 Legally Registered Weapons after Ambush Shooting of Wiang Kaen District Headman

CHIANG RAI – Deputy National Police Chief for crime suppression, Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakhan said yesterday that Thai Police in Wiang Kaen district are close to determining the identities of the gun men that opened fir on a Hmong village headman and his family on April 24th, 2018. The gunman’s ambush left the well-known Hmong […]

More Summer Storms Predicted for Chiang Rai and Northern Thailand

More Summer Storms Predicted for Chiang Rai and Northern Thailand

CHIANG RAI – The Northern Meteorological Center forecast that the northern region of Thailand will see more thunderstorms next week, and urged people to closely follow weather reports. Northern Meteorological Center chief Methee Mahayotsanan said areas in the northern region are expected to see thunderstorms and heavy rain, which may cause damage to facilities and […]

Police Believe Drug Trade Was the Motive Behind Attack on Headman and his Family in Wiang Kaen District of Chiang Rai

Police Believe Drug Trade Was the Motive Behind Attack on Headman and his Family in Wiang Kaen District of Chiang Rai

CHIANG RAI – Police have narrowed down the motives for last week’s gun attack of a Headman in Wiang Kaen district of Chiang Rai to the victim’s efforts to suppress drug trafficking in his district. Police came to the above conclusion after a four-hour meeting yesterday at the chairmanship of Pol Lt-Gen Poonsap Prasertsak, commissioner […]