CHIANG MAI – Pol Colonel Piyaphan Phattarapongsin, deputy chief of Chiang Mai police, told a press conference today that Chiang Mai police arrested three Chinese men for theft after they we caught breaking into a home.
Chinese Nationals, Wei Yi, 33, Wei Shanyao, 30 and Wei Quanfa, 23, were arrested for burglary shortly after they broke into a house in the Narasiri housing estate on Friday night.
Pol Colonel Piyaphan said police had been monitoring the group as they were suspected of stealing from other homes in Chiang Mai throughout March and April after several complaints.
Two of the suspects Wei Shanyao, 30 and Wei Quanfa, 23, were caught on CCTV climbing over a fence and getting into the car driven by Wei Yi.
Their car was stopped at the San Pa Kha intersection in Tambon Tonpao in San Kamphaeng district.
Police found several stolen items in the auto.
Wei Yi and Wei Jawei admitted to having stolen from a house in Tambon Pa Daed in Muang district on April 13 after learning their images had been captured by security cameras.