Intoxicated Man Arrested after Threatening Ex-Wife with Gun in Chalong

Chalong –

An intoxicated man was arrested after he threatened his ex-wife with a gun in Chalong.

The Chalong Police told the Phuket Express that on Thursday (November 23rd), they were notified from neighbours that a man was threatening a woman in their residential area and that the man is the ex-husband of the woman.

They arrived at the scene before arresting the 36-year-old Thai man. Seized from him was a handmade handgun with three bullets, two eight inch knives, and a small amount of methamphetamine pills.

He was taken to the Chalong Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, carrying a gun in public without permission, carrying a weapon in public without a proper reason, illegal possession of category 1 drugs and using illegal category 1 drugs.

His name was not released by Chalong Police to the press.

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.