The man was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 18), said a report released by the Wichit Police.
The man, who police named only as “Mr Kittisak”, was taken into custody at a mobile phone shop on Koh Siray, east of Phuket Town, said the report.
In placing Mr Kittisak under arrest, police seized as evidence a Vivo brand mobile phone valued at about B12,000; one carry bag; B1,500 in cash; a pair of glasses valued at about B3,000; a bracelet valued at about B500; and a white Phuket-registered Honda Click motorbike that was not carrying a licence plate.
Several of the items seized from Mr Kittisak were stolen from a home on Soi Phatthana Uthit 1, off Sakdidet Rd in Moo 7, Wichit, on Sunday night (July 17), the report noted.
Mr Kittisak was charged with “committing theft at night while using a vehicle to facilitate the commission of an offense or for taking away such property or accepting thieves", the report confirmed.
Following his arrest, Mr Kittisak reportedly confessed to having committed three other burglaries in the Wichit area. He also confessed to a burglary committed within the jurisdiction of Phuket City Police, the report concluded.