Pattaya City Police Crack Down on Entertainment Venue Violations, Finds Minor with Fake ID


At 1:30 AM, on February 3rd, 2024, Pattaya City police performed a field inspection in an entertainment district in Pattaya City for crime deterrence and to prevent entertainment venues from providing services to minors and allowing firearms and illicit substances.

The police randomly inspected entertainment venues in Pattaya Third Road and found that an entertainment venue near Soi Xzyte had more than 100 visitors using their services. The police then requested an ID inspection from the visitors, however, one visitor was found to be 19-years-old, which is under the legal age of twenty to visit nightlife establishments and consume alcohol.

The unidentified bar manager told the police that the 19-year-old visitor allegedly used a fake ID card to sneak into the venue and stated this wasn’t the fault of the bar.

Initially, the police escorted the manager to Pattaya City police station and pressed charges of providing services without valid permission, selling alcohol beyond the legal time limit, and allowing a person under the age of 20 to the entertainment venue.

Furthermore, Pattaya City warned all entertainment service providers to strictly follow the laws. If the police found them guilty, legal action would be taken without exception. Pattaya City police said that even if people used a fake ID to access a nightclub or bar, the venue would be held liable.

As a result of this policy, police suggested that security guards be expertly trained in spotting fake IDs and asking questions of those suspected to be underage.

Kittisak Phalaharn
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