Drunk American tourist arrested for vandalism

CityNews – After a Facebook post by a local resident of Tha Pae area went viral, warning about a vandal following the discovery of three cars damaged overnight recently, police were able to track down a suspect on July 31st.

The suspect is an American named Jesse Edward Lee, 34, who arrived in Chiang Mai several days ago. On the night of the incident, he admitted to having been drunk and smashed cars while walking back to his residence. The man was fined 50,000 baht but told police that he cannot afford it.

Police are currently in negotiations with the suspect.

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