The arrests were announced by Commander of Phuket Provincial Police Maj Gen Teerapon Thipjarean at a press conference held on Saturday (July 9) at Phuket City Police Station.
Those arrested were as follows:
Wasanu “Non” Jindawong, 19, found in possession of five homemade guns, ammunition and 0.5 litres of kratom juice.
Wuttikhun “Beer” Aoumaw, 25, found in possession of 10 grams of crystal meth (ya ice) and drug taking paraphernalia. Police also seized from him digital scales and small plastic bags used for packing the drugs.
Kittima “Mam” Sounnongkung, 19, 250g of marijuana. Police also seized from her a Yamaha M Slaz motorbike and a mobile phone.
“Jea”, 17, 250g of marijuana and a homemade gun and ammunition.
Non was charged with possession of a category 5 drug and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Beer and Mam were charged with possession of a Category 1 drug with intent to sell.
Jea was charged with possession of a Category 5 drug with intent to sell and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.