Man on methamphetamine arrested in Kathu after being found wandering around private housing estate

Kathu –

A man high on methamphetamine was arrested after being found wandering around a private housing estate in Kathu.

The Kathu Police told the Phuket Express at 6:22 A.M. this morning (October 10th) that they were notified that an erratic man was wandering inside a private housing estate in Kathu.

Law enforcement arrived at the scene to find the man was walking shoeless around the estate. He refused to speak but kept approaching police despite warnings from law enforcement to keep his distance

Police managed to arrest the man without an altercation. No illegal drugs or weapons were found with him. A driving license found with him identified as Mr. Nadon Fonglaae, 32, from Phang Nga.

Nadon admitted to police that he took some crystal methamphetamine and methamphetamine pills and an unnamed friend dropped him off at the housing estate, although Nadon wasn’t sure why.

Nadon was taken to the Kathu Police Station for drug testing and further charges.

Meanwhile, an intoxicated armed man has been arrested after he was carrying a chicken while walking around all night on Coconut Island in Phuket, scaring local residents.


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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.