Police Seize Fireworks on Patong Beach

Patong –

The Patong Police have seized fireworks on Patong Beach as part of a regular crackdown on illegal fireworks.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on Monday (July 17th) they inspected the beach near the post office to crackdown on illegal fireworks and floating lanterns. They found fireworks which were hidden under chairs on the beach. Those items were seized but they didn’t find their owners.

This is part of a regular crackdown on sales of illegal fireworks on Patong Beach, as seen below.

A woman was arrested for selling fireworks at Patong Beach.

Floating lanterns and fireworks were seized on the Patong beach after complaints.

The Patong Municipality has warned the public that no fireworks or floating lanterns are allowed for any event, unless special approval is given by Patong officials, with punishment strictly being enforced.

Two men were arrested for selling fireworks at Patong Beach.

A man was arrested for selling fireworks on Patong Beach.

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.