PATTAYA -Chonburi Immigration Police have arrested an American Christopher William Parker, 53, wanted on assault charges back in the United States.
Christopher William Parker, was apprehended by Chonburi Immigration Police after he applied for a year-long extension of stay to his non-immigrant visa, Pattaya News reported.
A background check turned up his outstanding warrant and the U.S. embassy was contacted.
Park entered Thailand from Laos on June 30 and was residing in Moo 3 village in Nongprue Sub-district. His extension actually had been granted and he was permitted to stay in the country until June 23 next year.
Immigration officials said he will be deported back to the U.S. to face his charges.