Phuket Police seize 23kg of marijuana, mules arrested

PUBLISHED ON WED, AUG 9, 2017 1:41 PM

Phuket Police seize 23kg of marijuana, mules arrested

Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Mr Boonruang and Ms Jaree were charged with possession of Category 5 drug after police found 23 kilos of marijuana hidden in the car they were travelling in. Photo; Tha Chatchai Police

 

PHUKET: -- Police this morning arrested a man and a 60-year-old woman attempting to bring 23 kilograms of marijuana onto the island with an estimated value of more than B500,000.

 

Officers led by Lt Col Jaran Boonsopas of the Tha Chatchai Police seized 24 packs of marijuana during a search of a Phuket-registered Honda City at the Phuket Checkpoint as the car was being driven onto the island.

 

Police named the driver as Boonruang Sangjan, 44, from Phuket. His three passengers were named as Jaree Chuemkaew, 60, from Phuket, Thongphan Chuemkaew, 30, and a three-year-old boy.

 

Full story:  https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-police-seize-23kg-of-marijuana-mule-arrested-63383.php

 
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