American Man Found with Bullet Arrested at Phuket Airport

Phuket –

An American man was arrested with a bullet at the Phuket International Airport.

The Sakoo Police told the Phuket Express that on Thursday (February 29th) they were notified from the Phuket International Airport that a staffer at an x-ray machine was screening passengers’ bags and luggage at the international terminal and found a bullet inside a foreign passenger’s luggage.

The luggage owner, who is an American man, agreed to let airport security staffers search inside his luggage. Inside the luggage found a single bullet, a shotgun shell. The American man was then taken to the Sakoo Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of ammunition.

The American man was not identified by Sakoo police by name and he did not release a statement about the bullet.

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.