The arrests, made under the direction of Kathu police chief, Col Chaiyawat Uikham, were revealed to the media this morning and are as follows:
1.Mr Julien Sacal, a 37 year old French national was arrested with 0.30 grams of crystal meth and has been charged with "illegal possession of a schedual 1 drug".
2. Mr Worawit Phon-ngoh, 30, arrested with three bags of marijuana with a combuned weight of just under 45 grams, was charged with "illegal possession of a schedule 5 drug".
3. Ms Sirithida Anderson, 31, arrested with eight bags of crystal meth, each weighing about .30 grams, was charged with "illegal possession of a schedule 1 drug for [purpose of] sell".
The three arrests follow seven seperate drug arrests yesterday of Thai men in Kathu, aged 19-35.
Among them was a 35 year old man named as "Mahama" who was charged with "illegal possession of a schedule 1 drug" after police caught him with a gram of crystal meth split into two seperate bags.
The other six arests were of Thai men, 19-33, who were busted with varying amounts of fresh and cooked kratom leaves and subsequently charged with possession and/or production of a schedule five drug.