Graffiti “artists” arrested; paid fine
An American couple has been making rounds on social media after they sprayed graffiti markings along Silom Road, Wednesday, December 21.
Vorathep Charoenpornpanich’s Facebook video was quick to point to the police the suspects. The police investigation found out that the couple was staying at a hotel on Surawong Road near Silom Road.
Both were arrested on Thursday and taken to the Thung Mahamek Police Station and were fined a total of THB5,000. The suspects were Braizer Bruce, 29, and Joness Ristin, 22, (not the actual spelling; derived from police pronunciation of the suspects’ names)
Deputy Tourist Commissioner Police Major General Surachet Hakpal said in a press conference that both were reprimanded. The couple both claimed that the act done was just for fun.