Kratom

  • Phuket

    Two arrested with 100 kilograms of kratom in Phuket

    Two men have been arrested carrying 100 kilogram of kratom leaves at the Phuket Checkpoint early this morning. A team of officers at the Phuket checkpoint arrested the two Thai men: 49 year old Natee Martmanang from Songkhla and 34 year old Tanan Chotchuang from Satun. They were arrested while coming through the checkpoint at the north end of Phuket…

  • Phuket

    Seven arrested with 500 kilograms of kratom in Phuket

    Officers have arrested seven suspects in possession of 500 kilograms of kratom. Police seized the kratom and made the arrests in Thalang today. Officers arrested three female and four male suspects – 34 year old Prapawadee Sangiem, 30 year old Kemmika Wongkla, 29 Wanidanut Manratoe, 27 year old Nirat Jaeka, 23 year old Tawatchai Chapharb, 23 year old Bakareeya Waehama…

  • South

    Man shot dead in a krathom brew party

    A man has been shot dead in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Chulabhorn district after a dispute broke out during a ‘krathom brew drinking party’ early today. The victim, identified as 29 year old Sathit Changnam was shot 11 times all over is body. Several spent shells of 9mm pistol bullets were found at the scene – a shophouse in Moo 4…

  • Phuket

    Three Phuket Town locals arrested with illicit drugs

    Police have arrested three suspects with methamphetamine pills, crystal methamphetamine and kratom. Police firstly arrested 35 year old Wichean ‘Mar’ Saetan. Police seized 9.35 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 184 of methamphetamine pills. He has been charged with illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell. He admitted that a man, named only as ‘Peiak’, asked him to deliver…

  • Phuket

    Seven arrested with illicit drugs

    The Phuket City Police have arrested 7 drugs suspects with quantities methamphetamine and kratom leaves this week. The seven unrelated cases were all aged between 20 and 63 years old. • 63 year old Sanom Netsawang was arrested with 19 of methamphetamine pills. • 24 year old Kosin Daman and 20 year old Wirat Nookun were arrested with 1,250 millilitres of…