Russian Man Arrested with a Magic Mushroom in Patong

Patong –

A Russian 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 Wednesday (May 8th) they arrested the suspect who was identified by police only as a 29-year-old Russian man on the Patong – Kamala Road in Patong.

Seized from him was a magic mushroom. The Phuket Express noted that the Patong Police did not release the exact amount of magic mushrooms seized from the Russian man.

He was taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of category 5 drugs (magic mushrooms).

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.