42-year-old man arrested with more than 2,000 methamphetamine pills in Phuket

Phuket –

A 42-year-old man has been arrested with more than 2,000 methamphetamine pills in Phuket.

A team from the Phuket Provincial Police this week have arrested Kietnarong ‘Kiet’ Thongsombat, 42. He was arrested at a house in Phuket Town.

Seized from him were 2,016 methamphetamine pills. He is facing charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell. His plea and statements about the allegations were not made immediately clear and Kiet did not speak to the press.

Meanwhile two men have been arrested with more than 3,000 methamphetamine pills in Phuket.


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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.