Couple Arrested in Patong with 4,000 Meth pills

Patong –

A Thai couple was arrested with 4,045 methamphetamine pills and nine grams of crystal methamphetamine.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on Friday (April 5th) they arrested Mr. Jaruphon ‘Gao’ Jitjamnong from Ranong and Ms. Ananya ‘Fern’ Khunpitak, 28, from Nakhon Pathom.

They were arrested at a rental room on the Pisit Gorranee Road and a rental room on the 50 Road in Patong. They were taken to Patong 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.