Police arrest third Phuket bus drug mule in five days

PUBLISHED ON TUE, FEB 13, 2018 12:17 PM

Police arrest third Phuket bus drug mule in five days

The Phuket News

 

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Chaloemsak Matchawet, 24, from Takua Thung, Phang Nga was found in possession of 585 ya bah pills and 109 milligrams of heroin. Photo: Tha Chatchai Police

 

PHUKET: Tha Chatchai Police yesterday arrested a 24-year-old Thai man caught attempting to transport Category 1 drugs through the Phuket Checkpoint on a Hat Yai-Phuket bus.

 

Yesterday’s arrest, for possession of methamphetamine pills (ya bah) and heroin, brings the total number of people arrested transporting drugs via bus onto the island to three in five days.

 

Police arrested Chaloemsak Matchawet from Takua Thung, Phang Nga at 10:30pm yesterday after he was found in possession of three plastic bags containing 585 ya bahpills stashed in his underwear, and one small bag containing 109 milligrams of heroin in his left shoe.

 

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