Woman Spills Screws To Boost Tire Repair Business

Police arrested a woman who allegedly scattered screws on a main road Hua Hin in an effort to bring more business to her husband’s tire repair shop, 24 Feb 2015.

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — A 36-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly scattering screws on a main road in Hua Hin in an effort to bring more business to her husband’s tire repair shop.

After receiving regular complaints about popped tires for the past month, police took to the streets as undercover garbage men in search of an explanation. While undercover, they spotted a woman drive by on a motorcycle and spill screws on to Phra Pokkhlao Road, which leads to Hua Hin train station.

Officers arrested the woman, identified as Kesarin Channiem. According to police, Kesarin said her husband’s tire business had fallen on hard times, and that the screws were an effort to bring in more customers.

Police have charged Kesarin with damaging property, and urged other motorists affected by the screws to come forward and press charges. 

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