Video: Land of Smiles! Grinning American in custody after theft from Chiang Mai store

Video: Land of Smiles! Grinning American in custody after theft from Chiang Mai store

 

cm.JPG

Image: Channel 7 TV news

 

Channel 7 TV news reported on the case of a 54 year old American man caught stealing from a convenience store in Chiang Mai. 

 

The thief - Gregory Paul Burke - was seen at the Muang police station beaming from ear to ear for the cameras.

 

Staff at the shop in Khotchasan Road caught him stuffing two big bags of instant coffee, some chews and a pack of sushi into his shirt and pants pockets. 

 

When confronted and asked to pay for the merchandise he refused and the cops were called.

 

He was taken into custody and charged with theft. 

 

Investigations are underway to try and determine if he is responsible for other thefts.

 

 

 

Source: Channel 7 TV news

 

thai+visa_news.jpg

-- © Copyright Thai Visa News 2019-03-09

latest news from Chiang Mai

Northern pollution levels fallBy Nisanart Kangwalwong The Nation  While the Pollution Control Department (PCD) on Wednesday reported lower PM2.5 dust particle amounts in nine northern provinces, several stations still cited dangerous levels. Chiang Mai's Mae On district said it focused on creating...

READ MORE...

Chiang Mai still smog-bound, but no longer world’s most polluted cityBy Natthawat Laping, Kriangkrai Rattana The Nation  Chiang Mai finally lost top spot but remained very polluted on Tuesday as it fell to the fourth most polluted city on the planet, scoring 182 in the air quality index (AQI) at...

READ MORE...

No need to declare North control zone, say provincial authoritiesBy PRATCH RUJIVANAROM THE NATION A fire truck sprays water near Chiang Rai’s landmark clock tower to reduce the toxic level of PM2.5 air pollution that is choking the city. Officials insist smog under control as residents choke on...

READ MORE...

The world record Chiang Mai would gladly relinquishBy The Nation  Chiang Mai had no problem on Monday maintaining its World No 1 ranking as the most polluted city on the planet, scoring a 241 in air quality index (AQI) at airvisual.com. Struggling to keep up were Delhi, India (AQI 231) and Lahore,...

READ MORE...
sponsors