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Police Will Patrol Bali Beaches After Tourists Continue To Disobey Health Orders

According to Badung police, foreign tourists continue to flood closed beaches forcing them to step up patrols to control the crowds.  The main culprits disobeying the health orders have been foreign tourists according to Radar Bali.  Badung Regional Police official, Iptu Jiwa Antara told Radar Bali that they will be stepping up beach patrols to …

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Dozens Of Foreigners Caught Not Wearing Masks Or Helmets In Canggu

The Traffic Unit of the North Kuta Police set up an operation on Saturday to enforce traffic safety rules including the use of helmets.  Over 75 people were pulled over in the operation including at least 24 foreigners living in the Canggu area.  North Kuta Police Kanitlantas Iptu I Wayan Sumardiana said that 85 warning …

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New Zealand National Arrested In Bali On Possession Charges

A man from New Zealand has been arrested in Bali after allegedly being found in possession of methamphetamine. Balinese media are reporting that New Zealand national Andrew Ivan Dolan, 53, was arrested after 0.51 grams of meth was allegedly found at a boarding house he was staying at on February 22. Andrew Ivan Dolan was …

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Video: Tourist From Spain Caught Stealing Food From The Bintang Supermarket

A foreign tourist from Spain was caught stealing food from the Bintang Supermarket in Seminyak on Monday.  Luckily for the perpetrator, his two friends offered to pay for the food so he was able to avoid charges by police.  Head of Denpasar Police, Kompol Nyoman Gatra, confirmed the incident and said the perpetrator’s attempted theft …

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American Man Arrested On Trafficking Charges In Bali

Christian Alit Stroh from Hawaii, United States has been arrested in Bali on drug trafficking charges. According to Denpasar police, Stroh was arrested for allegedly dealing drugs after he ran out of money while stranded on the island due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Stroh was arrested on Friday outside of his residence in Denpasar after …

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Video: Foreigner In Bali Damages Rice Field For TikTok Fame While Locals Struggle To Eat

An unidentified foreigner in Bali recorded himself damaging a rice field so he could get famous on Tiktok while locals are struggling to eat due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The 10 second public video that was uploaded to TikTok shows the foreigner jumping into the rice field face first and flattening a large section of …

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Palestinian Tourist Arrested In Kuta Purse Snatching

A Palestinian tourist was arrested by Kuta police officers on Friday night on suspicion of purse snatching.  36-year-old Kamel Aldagma Mariam was arrested at Jalan Taman Melia No. 23A, Kuta Selatan Badung.  Kamel Aldagma Mariam Bali Police Commissioner Andi Fairan confirmed the snatching took place Friday at 8:30 pm on Jalan Legian Kaja in front …

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Australian Mum Set To Be Released From Bali Jail After Involvement In Police Officers Passing

Australian mother-of-two Sara Connor will be released from Bali’s horrific Kerobokan prison in July.  The 49-year-old from Byron Bay has spent the last four years in the notorious prison, after the fatal bashing of a police officer in Kuta in 2016.  Ms Connor’s ex-boyfriend and David Taylor, from the UK, is serving a six-year sentence for …

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Tourist Uses Motorcycle And Rope To Pull Down Security Fence So He Can Surf

A tourist from Lithuania was apprehended by local officials after using his motorcyle and rope to pull down a security fence to enter Pererenan beach.  Bratsun Maxim was apprehended on Thursday after CCTV footage showed him damaging the fence and then jumping over it to gain access to the beach.  “The action was discovered after …

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Melbourne Nightclub Promoter to Be Freed From Bali Prison

Nine months after he was locked up in a Bali jail cell on drugs charges, Melbourne nightclub promoter David Van Iersel will next week be freed. The 39-year-old’s nine-month sentence, on a charge of personal use of cocaine, is due to expire on Monday and jail authorities say he will be freed and immediately deported …

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Foreign Tourists Ignore Officials And Continue To Surf

In the midst of the Bali government aggressively appealing to reduce activities outside the home, at least 10 surfers ignored officials in Klungkung. When approached by officers patroling Watu Klotok Beach, the surfers ignored the request to immediately leave the area and insisted on continuing to surf.  Head of the Klungkung Fire Department, I Putu …

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Tourist Throws Hits Speeding Car In Bali Breaking His Leg

A Mexican tourist that was heavily intoxicated threw himself in front of a speeding car in Denpasar on Tuesday night.  Residents witnessed the victim Jorge Alejandro walking alone when he suddenly jumped in front of a speeding car. He was thrown into the air and landed hard on the concrete.  Head of Denpasar police Dewa …

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