British Man Arrested with Magic Mushroom in Patong

Patong –

A British man was arrested with a magic mushroom in Patong. Magic mushrooms are listed as illegal category 5 drugs in Thailand.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on Thursday (January 25th) they arrested the 33-year-old British man in front of a restaurant on the Phra Baramee Road in Patong. Seized from him was 1.10 grams of a magic mushroom.

He was taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of category 5 drugs (magic mushrooms). The Phuket Express noted the Patong Police did not give any further personal details about the British man.

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.