Thief Caught in the Act

 | Thu 9 Jul 2015 08:40 ICT

CityNews – July 8, police arrested Krongkarn Palee, 30, from Mae Rim, for theft, and seized two wallets, ATM cards, ID cards, 2,220 baht in cash, a motorcycle, and two mobile phones.


Police had received reports from several individuals who exercise at Muang Chiang Mai Stadium that their belongings, mostly wallets and mobile phones, were stolen from the seat compartments of their motorcycles.

After investigating, police received descriptions of the alleged thief.

The police waited at Muang Chiang Mai Stadium to see if the thief would return, and caught the suspect stealing a wallet from a motorbike.

The police arrested Krongkarn and searched her motorcycle and house in Mae Rim where they discovered more stolen property.

Krongkarn confessed she had pried open motorcycle seats, parked at Muang Chiang Mai Stadium, and stolen items on at least ten occasions. She spent stolen money and pawned mobile phones at the pawn shops in Santitham area.

She will be prosecuted.