Couple Arrested With 27,000 Meth Pills and 900 Grams of Crystal Meth in Phuket

Phuket –

A couple were arrested with more than 27,000 methamphetamine pills and 900 grams of crystal methamphetamine in Kathu.

A team of Kathu Police led by Lieutenant Colonel Chayaphon Punaruemit arrested Mr. Weerawong ‘Nueng’ Noijan, 39, from Patong, and Ms. Bulin ‘Fon’ Daecha from Kathu. They were arrested at a rental room on Soi Thida in Kathu.

Seized from them were 27,503 methamphetamine pills, 905.98 grams of crystal methamphetamine, a handmade handgun with three bullets, a car, and six motorbikes.

Lieutenant Colonel Chayaphon told the Phuket Express that the arrest came after police received a tip off that the suspects were significant drug dealers that were selling illegal drugs in the Kathu area. They were taken to the Kathu Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

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.