Kiwi charged for drug dealing in Phuket

PHUKET: A New Zealand man was charged yesterday for dealing drugs in Phuket after being found in possession of ya ice (crystal methamphetamine) and cocaine.

Taylor Grainge, 41, was nabbed by Patong Police during a holiday crackdown on crime, explained Patong Police Deputy Superintendent Khunnadet Nanongkhai.

“We put a sting operation in motion after learning that Mr Grainge was selling drugs in the area. When we arrived at the meeting point, we presented our badges and searched him,” Lt Col Khunnadet told the Phuket Gazette.

“On his person we found 1.25g of ya ice and .95 grams of cocaine.”

Mr Grainge was booked and charged for possession of a Category 1 and Category 2 drug with intent to sell.

— Voratuss Intasee

Phuket News

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