Thieves steal from two convenience stores in Wichit in one night, both later arrested

Wichit –

Thieves stole from two convenience stores in Wichit in one night.

The Wichit Police told the Phuket Express, that on Tuesday (October 25th) at 10:40 P.M. they were notified that two suspects stole from a convenience store in Wichit.

After that at 11:00 P.M. they were notified again that two suspects stole from another convenience store in Wichit. This time one of the suspects Mr. Tananuwat, 29, was caught by staffers while the other suspect sped away on a motorbike. Tananuwat tested positive for drugs and admitted that he used some crystal methamphetamine.

Yesterday (October 26th) Wichit police arrested the other suspect Mr. Chitnupong, 30. Seized from him were two methamphetamine pills and 0.34 grams of crystal methamphetamine. He admitted that used eight methamphetamine pills before stealing from the two convenience stores.

Both of them were facing charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs and theft.


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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.