Man Arrested With 73 Methamphetamine Pills in Chalong at Checkpoint

Phuket –

A 35-year-old man was arrested with 73 methamphetamine pills after he rode a motorbike though a checkpoint in Chalong.

The Chalong Police told the Phuket Express that this week they had arrested an unidentified 35-year-old Thai man. The man was driving a motorbike through a traffic checkpoint on the Patak Road opposite a shooting rage.

The police stopped and searched him as he was acting suspiciously according to them. They found 73 methamphetamine pills and 4.09 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

He was taken to the Chalong 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.