Thirteen Men Test Positive for Drugs in Random Checks Around Rawai, Phuket

Rawai –

Thirteen men tested positive out of 85 random urine tests for drugs in Rawai, Phuket.

The Mueang Phuket Administrative Chief Officer Mr. Danai Jaikaeng told the Phuket Express that a crime and drug checkpoint was set up on Friday (April 27th) near Tai Mai Village in Rawai.

More than 40 officers and defense volunteers were stationed at the checkpoint. In total 85 men who were passing through the checkpoint took urine drug tests.

Thirteen of them tested positive for drugs, they all reportedly agreed to be treated and given rehab.

In other recent drug-related news around Phuket:

Two drug suspects who were trying to escape from police pursuit in Rawai were arrested.

A man has been arrested with 634 methamphetamine pills in Rawai.

A suspect who was reportedly trying to assault law enforcement officers was arrested with crystal methamphetamine and pills in the Rawai.


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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.