Man arrested with 10,504 methamphetamine pills in Phuket

Phuket –

A man has been arrested with 10,504 methamphetamine pills and crystal methamphetamine in Phuket.

Captain Amphon Samorthai from the Border Patrol Police told the Phuket Express they have arrested a man identified only as Mr. Ban, 40, at the entrance of Soi Bang She Lao on Thep Kasattri Road in the Rassada sub-district, Mueang Phuket district this week.

Seized from him were 10,504 methamphetamine pills and crystal methamphetamine.

He was taken to the Phuket City Police Station to face charges with illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell.


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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.