Police went to the ATM in question, obtained CCTV images and were able to get Mr Naci’s name and address from Phuket Immigration, said Police Region 8 Commander Panya Mamen.
Officers found Mr Naci at the nearby Tawan Place Village housing estate in Srisoonthorn, followed him to Patong, and arrested him in a parking lot there at 3pm.
“We took him back to his house, where we found 71 counterfeit electronic cards and 106.08 grams of marijuana,” said Gen Panya. “He confessed to everything.”
Mr Naci was charged with possession of a Category 5 drug and ATM fraud.
— Kritsada Muanhawong
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