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26 July 2012 :: 12:07:29 pm 65243

Motorbike Theft Gang Busted In Sattahip

Four teen gang members responsible for a rash of motorbike thefts from the Sattahip marine base were arrested by police. The gangleader was caught at a police checkpoint, which led to the arrests of the other youths.
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SATATHIP – July 25, 2012 [Pattaya Daily News]; At 12 p.m., the arrest of a motorbike theft gang, “AR Nor Yor,” was announced at the Nakbanphot meeting room of the Sattahip police station, Amphur Sattahip, Chonburi province, by Pol. Col. Supphathee Boonkrong, Deputy Commander, Chonburi province; and Pol. Col. Chonnapat Nawalak, Superintendent, Sattahip police station.

The gangleader, “Mr. R” (alias), age 16, was initially arrested at a police checkpoint in Sattahip. Police later arrested his subordinates, “Mr. Pla” (alias), age 15, “Mr. O” (alias) age 15, and“Peh,” (alias) age 14. The gang is accused of stealing motorbikes at night by using another vehicle, and also receiving stolen property while evading arrest.

Police seized the evidence that included four motorbikes: a white Honda Wave 100, license number KHOR NGOR TOR-513 Chonburi; a white-black Honda Wave 110, license number KHOR WOR SOR-213 Rayong; a red-black Honda Wave 110, license number JOR TOR WOR-516 Chonburi; and a blue Honda Sonic with no license plate.

The motorbikes were stolen from the Kromluangchoomporn camp, Marine Corps command unit, Amphur Sattahip, Chonburi province.
Pol. Col. Chonnapat Nawalak, Superintendent, Sattahip police station, said that on the afternoon of July 24, a police checkpoint was set up in the area by Pol. Lt. Col. Prakorb Saengpring, Deputy Superintendent, together with Pol. Lt. Col. Apichanan Wattanawarangkul, Inspector, and Pol. Capt. Pitichon Terdkiertkul, Deputy Inspector.
They had set up the checking point to prevent crime around Sattahip, and at the checkpoint seized a suspicious motorbike ridden by Mr. R. The other gang members were later arrested.

Pol. Col. Supphathee Boonkrong, Deputy Commander, Chonburi province; said the captured teen gang was responsible for many stolen motorbikes in the Sattahip area. A police commander said the stolen motorbikes were also used by other lawbreakers to commit crimes, making it harder for the police to track them down.

Anyone who thinks their stolen motorbike is among the ones seized by police can contact the Sattahip police station during office hours.

Reporter : Nattaphummint   Photo : Nattaphummint   Category : Crime News

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