Myanmar National Arrested For Allegedly Selling E-cigarettes and Magic Mushrooms in Patong

Patong –

A Myanmar man was arrested after he was found selling E-cigarettes and magic mushrooms in Patong.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express this week that they had arrested a 27-year-old Myanmar man at a shop in Patong. Seized from him were various types of magic mushrooms which were listed as ‘CStar’ and ‘Ape’. In total, 7 grams were seized.

Police also seized 31 E-cigarettes. He was taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of category 5 drugs (magic mushrooms) and illegally selling products upon which government duty had not been paid.

The Patong Police are continuing to crack down on illegal magic mushrooms being sold mostly at cannabis shops and multiple arrests have taken place lately such as this one.

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.