Thai Woman Arrested With 551 Meth Pills in Rawai


A local Thai woman was arrested with 551 methamphetamine pills at a village in Rawai.

The Chalong Police told the Phuket Express on Tuesday (October 9th) that they arrested a woman identified as Ms. Sakaoduen Hantalay, 30, at the Thai Mai village in Rawai, which also happens to be her hometown.

Seized from her were 551 methamphetamine pills. She was taken to the Chalong Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

Ms. Hantalay did not immediately release a statement or plea to the Thai media.

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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.