Three drug suspects arrested in Phuket with 3 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 19,000 pills

Phuket –

Three drug suspects have been arrested in Phuket with more than three kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 19,000 methamphetamine pills via parcel delivery.

The Phuket Provincial Police revealed the arrest to the local press on Monday, April 4th. They reported they arrested Mr. Marutpong ‘Bank’ Insin, 31, Mr. Anocha ‘Coke’ Petchngam, 34 and Mr. Komsan ‘Moo’ Thongyam, 27. They were all arrested in Chalong, Mueang Phuket district.

Seized from them were 3,092.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 19,410 methamphetamine pills.

They were taken to the Chalong Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell. They all reportedly admitted to the charge.

All drugs seized were delivered to suspects via parcel. Police are continuing their investigation to find more members of the drug network and who sent the illegal items.

Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.