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Expat Who Assaulted His Local Girlfriend In Bali Has Been Arrested

A 26-year-old man named Koffe Christian Tao (a.k.a Harry) from Nigeria has been arrested after a month of investigation. The Head of the North Kuta Police Department, Iptu Made Purwantara confirmed that the suspect who previously assaulted and extorted his ex-girlfriend in Canggu was arrested from a house in South Kuta on Friday (24/9). “The …

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Man Fakes Mental Disorder In Attempt To Avoid Arrest In Bali

A man has attempted to flee police by pretending to have a mental disorder when he was caught breaking into an ATM machine in Canggu. The Director of the Bali Criminal Investigation Bureau, Kombes Pol Ary Satriyan confirmed that a 22-year-old man with initials FDB has been arrested by officers from the North Kuta Police …

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Australian Man Lost Consciousness While Surfing On Bali Beach

A 59-year-old man named Raymond from Australia has been rescued after losing consciousness while surfing in Bali. The Coordinator of Badung Balawista, Marshello Aryafara confirmed that Raymond was rescued by several other surfers after being spotted going unconscious while playing in the surf on Berawa Beach, Canggu on Tuesday morning (24/8). “We thankfully managed to …

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A Man Has Been Arrested After Stealing From A Foreign National In Canggu

A 32-year-old man named Adi Naila Buana has been arrested by Bali police after breaking into a villa and stealing electronic devices from a Swedish man. The Head of the North Kuta Police Department, AKP Putu Diah Kurniawandari confirmed that the suspect was arrested after breaking into a villa that is located on Jalan Pura …

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A Man Was Arrested After Breaking Into An Expats Villa

A 62-year-old man named Purwadi from Banyuwangi, East Java has been arrested after breaking into a villa in Pererenan, Canggu. The Head of Mengwi Criminal Investigation Bureau, Iptu I Ketut Wiwin Wirahadi said that the suspect was arrested by Mengwi Police Department at his parent’s house in Singotrunan Village Banyuwangi, East Java on Tuesday (30/3). …

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South African National Found Dead In Bali Villa

A 31-year-old man named Hutton Gav Hutton from South Africa has been found dead inside his room in Canggu, North Kuta. The Head of the North Kuta Police Department, Kompol Marzel Doni said that Gav had hung himself and was found by his neighbour, Bodene Cruickshank around 5:20am on Wednesday (7/4). “One of his neighbours, …

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Canggu Begins Garbage For Rice Exchange Program

Residents in Canggu had the opportunity to exchange their garbage for rice in a new program that was inspired by another small village in Bali. In late October, a program in Saba village gave residents rice in exchange for plastic garbage. Now Canggu has taken the idea, implemented it and the first collection was a …

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Bali Police Catch Serial Thief In Canggu

A serial thief who has been targeting valuables left in cars has been captured by Bali police in Canggu. Muhamad Nur Khalim from Jember, East Java was arrested by the Mengwi Police Department Team on Wednesday Oct 14th 2020. The Mengwi Criminal Investigation Bureau said that the perpetrator was arrested in Pererenan Village, Canggu near …

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Canadian Tourist Found Mysteriously Dead In Canggu Bali Hotel

A Canadian man has been found dead under mysterious circumstances inside his hotel room in Canggu, Bali. The body of 45-year-old Scott Girard was discovered on Wednesday Sept 30th 2020 at 9:00 am by hotel staff. Head of Badung Public Relations, Iptu Oka Bawa has confirmed the incident to The Bali Sun.    “The victim …

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Bali Planning More Street Lights in Canggu To Help Reduce Crime

Canggu is known for being one of the best destinations in the world for digital nomads and backpackers, but it has also attracted more crime. Now it appears that the Bali government is stepping up to help with much needed infrastructure.  Over the last two years as Canggu grew in popularity, violent  snatchings have become …

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This Private Pool Villa In Bali Is Only $27 Per Night

Bali is known for some amazing deals but this private pool villa near Canggu might be one of the best deals yet! Imagine having your own private pool, terrace, king size bed, air conditioning, mini kitchen and bathroom for only US $27 a night.  The Canggu Wooden Green Paradise bed and breakfast is just outside …

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Badung Police Hand Out Masks At Bali Beach Instead of Enforcing Closure

Badung police handed out masks to tourists at Batu Bolong beach in Canggu on Sunday (06/14/2020), instead of enforcing the closure implemented by the Bali Governor.  On June 2, 2020, Governor Wayan Koster reclosed Bali beaches after local Badung officials began allowing foreigners to surf and use the beach.  It appears once again that Badung …

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