Suspect Arrested with 3,589 Methamphetamine Pills in Phuket

Chalong –

A suspect was arrested with 3,589 meth pills and crystal methamphetamine in Mueang Phuket.

The Thai Border Patrol Police told the Phuket Express that this past weekend they arrested Mr. Noppadol ‘Leang’ Saepae, 35 from Phuket.

Seized from him were 3,589 methamphetamine pills and a small amount of crystal methamphetamine. He was arrested in front of a convenience store on the Chao Fa East Road in Dowroong, Wichit.

He was taken to the Wichit Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

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.