Five arrested for dealing drugs in Phuket
PHUKET: Five small scale drug dealers were arrested on Monday night and Tuesday morning in a series of raids in Patong by Kathu Police.
Wednesday 23 May 2012, 11:21AM
At 8pm, acting on information received, police first raided the Nanai Rd home of Jamnong “Bank” Samlee, 29, from Phuket. They seized 0.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine (ya ice).
Two hours later Supansa “Rin” Muenkan, 24, from Amnat Charoen province in Isarn, and her partner Nipat “Peet” Hasbuk, 32, from Phuket were arrested at a restaurant on Ratchapatan Nusorn Rd after being found in possession of 6.6 grams of ya ice and 8.1 grams of marijuana.
The fourth arrest was made at 4am the next day when Chinnawut “Ball” Wangsuk, 24, from Phuket, was arrested at a convenience store on Nanai Rd after being found in possession of 0.4 grams of ya ice.
Finally, one hour later, Tawatchai “Bin” Tongmak, 19, from Pattalung province, was arrested near the Club Coconut Resort on Nanai Rd. He was found to be holding 0.4 grams of ya ice and 11 methamphetamine pills, or ya bah.
All were charged with possession of drugs with intent to sell, and are being held at Kathu Police Station awaiting a date with the court.