Phuket couple arrested with 1,300 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 45,000 methamphetamine pills


A couple has been arrested with more than 1,300 grams of crystal methamphetamine and more than 45,000 methamphetamine pills in Rassada.

A team from the Phuket Provincial Police today (September 8th) have arrested Mr. Top, 33 and Ms. Ket, 31. Their last names were not provided. They were both arrested at a housing estate in the Rassada sub-district, Mueang Phuket district.

Seized from them were 1,367.26 grams of crystal methamphetamine,45,695 methamphetamine pills, a handmade handgun, and 55 bullets.

They are both facing charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell. Mr. Top is facing additional charges of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.


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Goongnang Suksawat
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 four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some 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.