Thirty-Six People Arrested with 45,000 Meth Pills and 1kg of Crystal Meth in Phuket

Phuket –

In total, 36 suspects were arrested with 45,000 methamphetamine pills and a kilogram of crystal methamphetamine within one week in Phuket.

The Phuket Provincial Deputy Commander Colonel Kittiphong Klaikaew told the press that last week they first arrested Mr. Krit ‘Pan’ Saelim, 26, Mr. Sathaphon ‘Boy’ Srinuan, 30 and Ms. Somphon ‘Joy’ Detdonbom, 42. Seized from them were 45,778 methamphetamine pills and 1,024.73 grams of crystal methamphetamine. They are facing charges of illegal possession of category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

Police continued their investigation which led to the arrest of a total of 36 suspects in many networks in only one week, mostly in the Patong and Thalang area.

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.