THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET
THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks
The Phuket News Novosti Phuket Khao Phuket

Login | Create Account | Search


Police arrest two men in drug raids in Rassada

Police arrest two men in drug raids in Rassada

PHUKET: Phuket City Police led by Sub Lt Lertpaiboon Sukhaphirom have arrested two men with 16 grams of crystal meth (ya ice), more than 740 pills of methamphetamine (ya bah), and a gun with ammunition.

crimedrugspolice
By Eakkapop Thongtub

Monday 20 January 2020, 01:12PM


The men were found in possession of drugs, and one was found with an illegal firearm, report police, Photos: Phuket City Police

The men were found in possession of drugs, and one was found with an illegal firearm, report police, Photos: Phuket City Police

According to a report made available yesterday (Jan 18), Boonsom “Tec” Chimsang, 44, originally from Nakhon Sri Thammarat, was arrested with 13.74g of ya ice, 231 pills of ya bah, one unregistered 9mm handgun, seven 9mm bullets as well as 13 other items deemed to be evidence.

Boonsom was arrested at a house in Soi Thiampracha Uthit on Koh Siray, said the report.

Boonsom was taken to Phuket City Police Station and charged with possession of a Category 1 drug with intent to sell, and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, the report noted.

The other person arrested, Sutthikit “Tom” Jirawattanawijarn, 34, was taken into custody after he was found in possession of 2.38g of ya ice and 515 pills of ya bah at a house in Soi Ruampattana, Moo 1 of Rassada, north of Phuket Town.

SPARTAN INTERNATIONAL

In placing Sutthikit under arrest, police seized a white Mitsubishi car valued at about B850,000 and two bankbooks, the report said.

Sutthikit was taken to Phuket City Police Station and charged with possession of a Category 1 drug with intent to sell, confirmed the report.

However, the report did not confirm when Boonsom and Sutthikit were arrested.

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

CAPTCHA

Be the first to comment.

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Phuket tour bus operators’ crisis deepens amid virus fallout

Dek, thank you for your 'police search job' and 'follow'me with so much fascination...(Read More)


Kamala canal runs black despite new B58mn wastewater-treatment plant coming online

Remember to connect the "in" to the "in" and the "out" to the out. Jus...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: They kill children

Kurt must be on holiday out of the country....(Read More)


Phuket tour bus operators’ crisis deepens amid virus fallout

" I not drink alcohol" Oh,that's weird given the fact you commented the following on a...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: They kill children

Absolutely spot on article, now if only those "in charge" would take note, not much chance...(Read More)


Phuket tour bus operators’ crisis deepens amid virus fallout

better still, dont have a comment section. ...(Read More)


Mains water supply outage to affect Kathu

How can it possibly be unrealistic? Why bother with just Phuket. It's not the centre of the univ...(Read More)


Mains water supply outage to affect Kathu

@Rorri " Stick to what this is about" I thought it is an article about works are carried ...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: They kill children

How many more? I agree that the only way things may change is when victims and their families sue ca...(Read More)


Phuket jungle camp cleared of baby elephant abuse allegations

Poor baby belongs with her mother so cruel to see I would never visit any place where you ride eleph...(Read More)