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Patong pool drugs party bust nets Brits, Aussie

Patong pool drugs party bust nets Brits, Aussie

PHUKET: A pool party raid by Patong Police last night (Apr 1) netted 14 people, including Brits, Ukrainians and an Aussie, along with cocaine and marijuana.

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By Eakkapop Thongtub

Thursday 2 April 2020, 11:06AM


Officers led by Lt Col Wattanawong Kongtun raided the party, held on the second floor of a house on Srirat Rd on the south side of Patong, at 10pm.

At the scene officers arrested nine foreigners, named as follows:

  • Al-Mouzafar Mohamad, 22, Australian national
  • George Oliver Hoskins, 23, British national
  • Saul Alan Jones, 22, British national
  • Alexander Stuart Mcdonogh, 29, British national
  • Andrii Zakharov, 27, a British national carrying a Ukraine Passport
  • Miss Tetiana Petriv, 22, Ukrainian national
  • Miss Anasiia Chala, 22, Ukrainian national
  • Miss Iana Semko, 31, Ukrainian national
  • Russell Robertson, 32, US citizen

Five Thai women were also arrested, named as:

Ms Nita Usen, 31, from Satun province

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  • Boonchanok Rungrueang, 36, from Trang province
  • Suphika Kitdee, 28, from Sattahip in Chonburi
  • Narumon Tuadao, 23, from Nakhon Sri Thammarat
  • Wararin Jaidee, 33, from Satun Province

Items seized beside the pool included bottles of vodka and Thai whiskey and an all-in-one DJ deck with speakers.

Officers also found a small resealable plastic bag containing about 0.94 grammes of cocaine alongside a credit card on a sofa in the bedroom of the house. Placed on the table inside the bedroom was about 2.16g of compressed dry cannabis wrapped in paper. A further 1.88g of dry marijuana was found in an opaque plastic bag in Rip Curl shoulder bag.

The revellers were taken to Patong Police Station and charged with a variety on charges, including drugs possession and breach of health regulations issued under the current state of emergency to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The police report of the bust pointed out that the person responsible for hosting the party was also among those charged.

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Sipods | 03 April 2020 - 11:48:38

Well, short term gratification for longer term pain. 

seht1912 | 02 April 2020 - 19:31:06

Somebody squealed. I'd rather get the virus than go through this lot have to face, It would be cheaper and quicker to get over it.

DeKaaskopp | 02 April 2020 - 14:22:25

"...Is he Thai,perhaps a family member of a Thai official" Kurt,you just wasted one of your six comments  with a weird assumption.
@CaptJ69   Stuck at home with no booze. Wow,is this your greatest concern?  Better to stock up now .

CaptainJack69 | 02 April 2020 - 11:32:33

This is why they're talking about banning alcohol sales. Well done you selfish pr*cks. Now we'll all be stuck in our homes with no booze because idiots like you can't follow simple requests even though they're for the good of all of all humanity.  STAY HOME!

Kurt | 02 April 2020 - 11:22:55

Why the person hosting this party was not named? Is he thai, perhaps a family member of a thai Official? Obviously the thai ladies were there only for swimming, seen their dressing. Have a 'swimming diploma'?  Hehehe

 

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