Intoxicated Man on Coconut Island in Phuket Arrested After Threatening Locals

Phuket –

An intoxicated man was arrested and taken for treatment on Coconut Island after he threatened his family and locals.

The Coconut Island Administrative Chief Officer Mr. Weerasak Kamkerd from the Phuket City District Office told the Phuket Express that earlier this week they were notified by locals on Coconut Island in Koh Kaew that an intoxicated man was walking around the village. He allegedly threatened his family and locals nearby.

They and a village headman searched for the man and finally found him. They arrested Mr. Jaran Ruengkit, 38, who was taken back to the mainland at the Vachira Phuket Hospital for drug treatment.

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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.