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Foreigner Loses The Plot Letting Loose Snakes And Slashing Himself Outside Central World

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A foreigner who lost the plot setting snakes free, slashing himself and attempting to set his car on fire outside Central World on Wednesday evening has been taken into custody by police.

The chaos kicked off around 6.15pm when the unidentified man, said to be around 30-40. stopped his car in the middle of the Ratchadamri Road and set about releasing two snakes before pulling out a knife and slashing himself as shocked shoppers looked on.

He also appeared to pour petrol around his car with police and bystanders expecting him to set it ablaze.

Eventually, the madness ended without him or the car going up in flames after 15 minutes when he was taken down by police.

Rescue volunteers from the Ruamkatanyu Foundation administered first aid to several wounds on his neck and chest with one EMT telling JS100 he continued to chant and claimed he didn’t know what he was doing.

The man was then taken into custody by Lumpini police where he is currently being questioned,

After the drama, social media users shared photos from yesterday of him acting odd at MBK and Platinum Pratunam.

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Smokers Lighting Up In Public Places Face 5k Fines

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Smokers are back in the spotlight as easing measures continue with authorities enforcing bans on lighting up in public places with puffers facing 5k fines if caught.

Tougher laws were introduced in 2017 that saw smoking in public parks, temples, hospitals, educational institutions, zoos and amusement parks banned and 5,000 baht fines for anyone caught lighting up.

Now officials are back on it claiming smokers are a risk because they don’t wear makes and have targeted bus stations and markets.

At Mo Chit bus station in Bangkok, 11 people were fined for smoking on Sunday with officials warning they will be strictly enforcing the law in the future in a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Canadian Wanted For 2017 Miami Beach Murder Extradited From Thailand

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A Canadian man wanted in connection with a 2017 murder in the United States was extradited to South Florida after losing an extradition appeal back in February.

Matthew Alexander McGowan is wanted for the fatal shooting of Jose Alberto Martinez Valenzuela in Florida back in September 2017 where he was caught on CCTV at the scene and a bullet matching the gun used found in his car.

He was arrested by Thai police in November 2018 at the request of U.S. authorities with the Criminal Court ruling there was sufficient evidence in the murder case against the suspect in June 2019 with his legal team immediately submitting an appeal against his extradition.

In February McGowan lost his appeal against extradition to the USA after the Appeal Court upheld the 2019 ruling by the Criminal Court to send him back to face a murder charge.

In a press release Friday, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle said McGowan was now in custody in South Florida.

“I want to thank the government of Thailand, U.S. Department of Justice Office of International Affairs, United States Marshals Service, Interpol Central Bureau and F.B.I., for all of their assistance in helping bring Matthew McGowan back to Miami to stand trial,” Fernandez Rundle said in a statement.

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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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