Suspect Arrested with 2,417 Meth Pills in Thalang

Thalang –

A man was arrested with 2,417 methamphetamine pills and a gun in Thalang.

The Thalang Police told the Phuket Express that over the past weekend they arrested a suspect identified only as Mr. Chalermsak, 33, from Phang Nga. He was arrested on the Pru Sampan Road in the Thep Krasattri sub-district.

Seized from him were 2,417 methamphetamine pills, a handgun, and 29 bullets. He was taken to the Thalang Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell, illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, and carrying gun in public without permission.

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.