The kidnappers demanded $470,000 from the victim's husband for her safe return.
"He has been operating for at least 10 years," Colonel Jirabhob Bhuridej said.
Police said they found a bear head, two bear paws, meat and a gutted dead civet in Somjit Boonkong's backpack.
The Bangkok area was among those affected by the outbreak.
But her arrest for running sex workshops without a Thai work permit evidently hasn’t halted her marketing drive.
A Belarusian-born escort claims to have information for the Russian collusion probe.
Premchai Karnasuta, the president of Italian-Thai Development poached and ate a rare black leopard in a soup at a wildlife park.
Nastya Rybka has offered to share information if the U.S. helps her get out of jail in Thailand.
A self-appointed “sex guru” who wanted to challenge President Vladimir Putin was among those detained.
The man paid around $10,000 to each woman in a case that helped end commercial surrogacy in Thailand.
Nearly 7,000 U.S. troops are taking part in the 37th Cobra Gold drills held in Thailand.
Rights activist Ismae Teh says military personnel punched and kicked him, electrocuted him and beat him with a stick until he passed out.
The event has been strictly-orchestrated by the military regime that seized power in 2014.
The government is offering the day-long course free of charge.
King Vajiralongkorn is holding huge celebrations, turning his birthday into a public holiday and releasing 1,066 symbolic sea turtles.
Some of those found guilty were also convicted of rape, organized transnational crime and forcible detention leading to death.
Monday marks the third anniversary of a military coup that has seen a crackdown on dissent in the Asian country.
The U.K.'s ambassador to Thailand will speak Wednesday at the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in Bangkok.
The royal ceremony is an ancient Brahminical rite that heralds the start of the new rice-growing season.