Police said Tossapol Maneepakorn, 21, was pulled over at a police checkpoint on Rassadanusorn Road in the Ban Kuku area of Rassada at about 11:30 pm.
As they thought he looked suspicious, police searched his body and motorcycle, finding the drugs inside a brown bag.
Mr Tossapol was arrested and charged with possession of class one drugs with intent to sell.
Mr Tossapol confessed at a press conference this morning that he was on his way to deliver the drugs to a restaurant on Koh Sireh when police stopped him.
He told the press that it was the first time he was hired to deliver drugs.
Had he been successful, a payment of 10,000 baht would have been transferred into his bank account, he claimed.
He now faces a stint in the overcrowded Phuket Provincial Prison, where the majority of inmates are serving time for drug related convictions, most related to ya bah.
— Pimwara Choksakulpan
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