CHON BURI: A guy impersonating a hotel visitor has actually been detained for taking important products and money worth nearly 100,000 baht from a space of an Irish traveler in Pattaya.
Yothin Phutpradit, 36, was captured on Pattaya Strolling Street in South Pattaya on theft charges and required to Pattaya city police headquarters on Tuesday.
Taken from him were an iPad tablet and a Samsung cellphone he took from a hotel space in Pattaya.
The arrest followed William Joseph, 70, of Ireland, submitted a problem with Pattaya cops that some possessions in his hotel space in Jomtien location had actually been taken on Friday, stated Pol Col Apichai Krobphet, chief of Pattaya cops.
According to the traveler, he was sleeping inside the space on that day and later on got up to see his space was raided. A tablet, cellphone, and money in foreign currencies worth nearly 100,000 were missing out on.
Authorities discovered hints about the burglar from the hotel’s closed-circuit tv electronic camera video footage. He was later on captured on Tuesday.
An authorities examination discovered that the suspect had actually pretended to be a consumer at the hotel. During the night, he would walk to see which spaces were left opened. After he discovered an opened space, he would go into to take money and other important products.
A rap sheet revealed Mr Yothin had actually been detained on a bike theft case in Chokchai location, Bangkok, in 2009 and having illegal drugs in his belongings in Pattaya in 2012.
Mr Yothin declared he offered the taken products for money to fund his drug practice. He was kept in cops custody on theft and drug charges.
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