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Journalist Arrested For Stealing Smartphones At Bali Airport

An online journalist named Mubinoto Amy has been arrested on suspicion of stealing two smartphones from the bathroom of the domestic arrivals terminal at Bali Airport. Amy, aged 40, was arrested on Saturday 4th June, following an incident that was reported to Ngurah Rai’s Airport Police late at night on Wednesday 1st June.  On the …

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Serial Thief Arrested For Breaking Into Villas In Bali

A 49-year-old man from South Denpasar was arrested on the 1st June 2022 for multiple burglaries in Bali. Gede Suparma is no stranger to Denpasar police having already completed a stint in Tabanan Prison for burglary in 2019. South Denpasar Police apprehended Suparam at his storehouse in Sidakarya, local reports suggest that the resisted arrest …

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Bali Expat Arrested On Drug Charges During 7-Day Police Sting Operation

A 43-year-old man, known to the press only by his initials TN, has been arrested for being in possession of drugs in Bali. Police have shared that the man comes from Japan and has been in Bali for over a year. He entered the country on a tourist visa and is said to be a …

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Thief Arrested For Raiding Rifle Shop In Bali But Accomplice Found Dead

A robbery that occurred over a year ago has finally been reported to Bali police and bought about an arrest. In the very early hours of New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2021, Lubdaka Shop 117, an air rifle store, was robbed of almost all its stock. It has taken over a year to track down …

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7 Arrested For Drugs In Bali Including Serving Military Officer

Indonesia is well known for its zero-tolerance of drug abuse and this month in Bali has been no exception. In a statement released by Tabanan Police this week, seven suspects have been arrested and charged with offenses related to drug abuse including the possession of methamphetamine in May alone. The seven suspects are all from …

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Bali Senator’s Son Arrested In Possession Of Drugs

The son of a Bali senator has been arrested and found to be in the possession of a significant amount of marijuana. In what is unraveling as a political scandal, the son of Badung Regency Senator Puts Parwata was arrested at his home on Saturday 14th May. News of the scandal is only hitting headlines …

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Bali Man Faces Prison Time For Stealing Elderly Woman’s Money In Bali

A 35-year-old many from Pinggan Village in Kintamani has been arrested and charged with theft. Nyoman Wijana is reported to have stolen IDR 10 million from the home of a 92-year-old woman on Saturday 7th May.  In a statement given to the police 92-year-old, Wayan Santi said that her suspicions were aroused when she returned …

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British Crypto Trader In Bali Faces 12 Years In Prison For Theft And Violent Assault

A British cryptocurrency trader charged with violent theft in Bali in December is being threatened with a maximum sentence of 12-years imprisonment in Bali’s notorious Kerobokan prison.  Gregory Lee Simpson, 36, wore a rest vest during his trial at the Denpasar District Court on Wednesday 11th May where he was found guilty of violent theft. …

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Bali Wife Fakes Her Own Kidnapping After Date With Another Man

A 19-year-old woman, who is being referred to by only her initials DAT, was found tied up sitting in a wooded area of Nyitdah Village in Tabanan. Upon being found by the police and local villagers, she claimed to have been kidnapped, and beaten. With further investigation, it came to light that DAT has spun …

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Video Of Tourist Capturing The Wrong Man After Mugging Goes Viral

A video of a foreigner attempting to detain a young Indonesian man after he was mugged has gone viral. In the video the foreigner, who has yet to be identified by the police or on social media, wrongly identified the suspect in a crowd and appears to hold the young man around the neck. He …

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Russian National Detained For Selling Broken Phones In Bali

A 25-year-old Russian named Andrey Nikonov has been arrested for attempting to sell broken phones to locals in Bali. The Head of the Public Relations Office for Badung Police Department, Iptu  I Ketut Sudana, confirmed that the suspect was arrested after selling a broken iPhone to a Bali resident named IB Eka (age 37). Sudana …

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Bali Police Detain Beggars With Over $500 Cash And Motorbikes

The West Denpasar Police Department has detained 2 beggars carrying a large amount of cash and fancy motorbikes. An officer of the West Denpasar Police Department confirmed that 2 street beggars were detained from the Jalan Teuku Umar Barat Intersection on Tuesday evening (26/4). They were identified as a 22-year-old man named Wisono from Jember, …

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