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American Arrested After Causing A Commotion At Pattaya Condo

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American Arrested Outside US Embassy Back In Bracelets After Causing A Commotion At Pattaya Condo

The American school teacher arrested last month outside the U.S. embassy in Bangkok was back in police custody last night after wrecking his room at a condo in Pattaya.

Police were alerted by building staff to a disturbance at the condo in Jomtien at around 11.30pm on Friday night.

Upon their arrival found Lucas McCamy, 35, from Woodland, California in a state of distress and talking incoherently.

American Arrested Outside US Embassy Back In Bracelets After Causing A Commotion At Pattaya Condo

According to condo security, McCamy had wrecked his room while screaming and shouting with local media reporting most of his possessions including a TV had been smashed up and broken.

He was captured on camera telling police he had many guns and weapons, however, after a search of the room, none were found.

Police found medication used to treat mental health disorders but it’s believed Mr McCamy had not been taking it as prescribed, leading to the incident.

American Arrested Outside US Embassy Back In Bracelets After Causing A Commotion At Pattaya Condo

In March he was arrested carrying a tazer in Pattaya after causing a public disturbance screaming about the Coronavirus before being taken into police custody in April after causing a commotion outside the U.S. embassy in Bangkok.

Police confirmed he spent time in recovery after both incidents.

He was taken to the Pattaya City Police Station where he will be held until being sent for yet another evaluation.

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Temporary Immigration Office At Muang Thong Thani Reopening July 13

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Temporary Immigration Office At Muang Thong Thani Reopening July 13

The temporary immigration office at the Central Investigation Bureau, inside its compound at Muang Thong Thani, will reopen on Monday 13th July under orders from the bureau chief Lt-Gen Sompong Chingduang.

The update comes as many wait on news on the visa amnesty which expires at the end of July.

The temporary facility will ease crowding at Government Complex on Chaeng Watthana Road where the Immigration Bureau’s Division 1 is based.

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90 Day Reporting, Alien’s Residing Report (TM38) and Tourist Visa Extensions (30-day stamp) will be moved to the building in Muang Thong Thani from July 13.

The temporary office will ease congestion and allow social distancing in queues to control the spread of COVID-19.

It first opened in March but closed when the government introduced the visa amnesty for foreigners stranded in Thailand due to travel bans around the world caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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African Arrested Over Alleged Rape Of Teenager

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African Arrested Over Alleged Rape Of Teenager

A 58-year-old man from Guinea has been arrested for allegedly raping a teenage girl at a motel in the Phya Thai area of Bangkok earlier this week.

Mamady Keita was picked up outside a McDonald’s in Bang Rak after a 17-year-old girl filed a report with police she’d been sexually assaulted and robbed by an African man.

An investigation uncovered that Keita works as a ruby trader in the Silom area often going by the name “Michael”. He was tracked using CCTV footage to the fast-food restaurant where he was arrested.

His victim alleges she was approached and asked for direction before small talk led to the exchange of phone numbers and chat app details.

Keita later contacted the teenager offering her a job and a new smartphone.

A meeting was set to discuss the proposal and the pair went to a motel paid for by money allegedly stolen from the victims purse.

Thai media report similar allegation have been made in the past with the suspect matching the description of the attacker.

Keita now faces charges of abducting an individual over 15 but under 18 years old, rape and theft.

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New Immigration Website Launched

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New Immigration Website Launched

The Immigration Bureau has launched a new website design improving usability with a more simplified layout in both Thai and English.

The new layout comes with news, announcements and links for online services such as TM47 and TM30 reporting plus information on the QR code appointment booking system.

New Immigration Website Launched

The updated website is still lacking when it comes to English language in graphics and text even when switching from Thai.

A handy map is now available of all immigration centres across the country making it easier for tourists to locate the nearest bureau.

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