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Bali Thieves Arrested For Targeting Tourists In Kuta

Police in Bali have successfully arrested and charged two thieves who had been targeting foreigners. The two robbers were caught red-handed by Badung Police in the northern Kuta area. The two thieves had been running a slick operation until that point, using a moped as a quick getaway vehicle.  The duo had been the source …

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Police In Bali Arrest Serial Moped Thief After Two Week Search

Police in Bali have successfully arrested and charged a serial thief after a two-week search. Badung Police arrested Wibi Aridiyo Samodro, 38, at his home in Padangsambian, West Denpasar. He was arrested for stealing a moped belonging to a Brazilian man living in Canggu.  Police arrested Samodro on Sunday, 9th October, following a report filed …

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Police Arrest Thief Who Snatched Tourist’s Phone

Bali police have arrested a 25-year-old man concerning the theft of a mobile phone. The device belongs to a 21-year-old Australian school teacher on holiday on the island. According to North Kuta Police, this was another incident of a phone snatching at the back of a moped.  The Badung Police Chief, AKBP Leo Dedy Defretes, …

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Disgraced Military Officers Arrested In Bali For Robbery Of IDR 90 Million

Bali Police have arrested two ex-military officers in connection with a violent robbery. On Wednesday 20th July the Head of Public Relations of the Buleleng Police AKP Gede Sumarjaya, led a press conference at the local police headquarters. He described to the media how four men have been arrested and charged after stealing over IDR …

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Police In Bali Arrest Two More Thieves Known For Targeting Foreign Tourists

Police in Bali are cracking down on thieves who have been targeting foreign tourists. Late last week Kuta Police arrested two local men who had launched dozens of targets attacks on tourists in the popular tourist destination. The police announced the arrests of the men, only known by their initials, on Saturday 9th July. IWJ, …

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Two Men Arrested For Repeated Robbery Of Bali Villa Closed By Pandemic

Ubud Police have successfully arrested and charged two men with the robbery of a villa resort in Peliatan Village. The Head of the Ubud Police, Kompol I Made Tama, told reporters on Friday 8th July that the pair were behind a calculated and repeated robbery of Avilla Ubud during lockdown. The men have been named …

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Brisbane Model Robbed Two Times In One Night During Bali Holiday

A Brisbane-based model and influencer, Geena Coulson, 26, had been enjoying a luxury 9-day holiday in Bali when the whole trip came to a disastrous close. Coulson was traveling in Bali with her friend, who was also caught up robbery during a series of incredibly unfortunate events.  Left without access to her cards, or her …

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Australian Woman Stabbed By Thief In Bali Shares Terrifying Experience With Followers

A 23-year-old Australian tourist currently on holiday in Bali has taken to social media to tell the world about her violent ordeal. Eliza Whitford, from Melbourne, was violently attacked during her stay on the Island of the Gods, in a crime that is being reported all too frequently.  Whitford, who is a physiotherapy student and …

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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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Bali Airport Thief Arrested For Theft Of Russian Tourist’s Bag

A 42-year-old man from West Java was arrested at his home on Thursday 12th May for stealing the laptop bag of a Russian tourist. The incident was caught on the CCTV of the domestic airport’s Starbucks cafe making it very easy for the police to track down the thief.  Some commentators are suggesting that 21-year-old …

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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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Man Mobbed While Attempting To Steal Motorbike In Seminyak Bali

A 33-year-old man named Supanta from Banten was mobbed and arrested for attempting to steal a motorbike in Seminyak. The Head of the Kuta Police Department, Kompol Orpa SM Takalapeta, confirmed that the suspect was arrested after getting mobbed by villagers for attempting to steal a motorbike in Jalan Kunti, Seminyak on Sunday afternoon. “Thankfully, …

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