Vendor Arrested for Selling Alcohol in Patong

Patong –

A vendor was arrested in Patong after he was found selling alcohol from a box.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that after midnight on Friday (September 29th) they arrested an alcohol vendor near a hamburger restaurant on the Taweewong Road. The vendor was found selling alcohol which was kept inside a foam box.

The vendor was taken to the Patong Police Station to charges of selling alcohol without permission and selling alcohol by peddling. The Phuket Express noted that the Patong Police did not reveal any details about the vendor.

This continues a series of recent arrests and crackdowns on unlicensed alcohol sales in Patong.

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.