Suspect arrested with 107 methamphetamine pills at Phuket Checkpoint

Thalang –

A suspect has been arrested with 107 methamphetamine pills at the Phuket Checkpoint in Thalang.

The Tha Chatchai Police told the Phuket Express that they have arrested a man identified only as Mr. Pongpan, 36 at the Phuket Checkpoint (The Tha Chatchai Checkpoint) in the Mai Khao sub-district earlier this week.

The arrest came after police were notified by a concerned anonymous citizen that the suspect who carrying illegal drugs was entering Phuket in a vehicle through the Phuket Checkpoint.

Officers stopped the suspected vehicle before conducting the search. Seized from Pongpan were 107 methamphetamine pills.

He was taken to the Tha Chat Chai Police Station to face charges of 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.