Woman Arrested with 475 Methamphetamine Pills in Patong


A woman was arrested with 475 methamphetamine pills in Patong.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that this week they arrested a woman identified only as Ms. Somphon at a rental room in Patong. Seized from her were 475 methamphetamine pills and 2.3 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

The arrest came after the Patong Police received a tip-off that Ms. Somphon was selling illegal drugs in the area. Police operated a sting operation before arresting her. She was taken to the 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.