Artikel tagged “drugs”

  • SUNDAY HEADLINES – All your local news in 3 minutes

    SUNDAY HEADLINES – All your local news in 3 minutes

    Some rain overnight around the island and more of the sun/cloud/light winds predicted over the next week. Just like last year, the ‘usual’ high-season weather isn’t arriving in 2018. Here are today’s main news stories… Four crew drown after shipping incident in the Gulf Four crew from a Thai fishing boat have drowned after it was hit and sunk by a Pakistani cargo ship yesterday morning

  • Australian and Thai arrested over alleged smuggling of huge batch of crystal meth

    Australian and Thai arrested over alleged smuggling of huge batch of crystal meth

    Police have arrested an Australian man – believed to be a member of the Hells Angels gang in Pattaya – and his Thai female accomplice over an alleged attempt to smuggle a large batch of crystal methamphetamine into Thailand. Assets worth 30 million baht have been seized from the couple, senior police told a press conference in Bangkok on Tuesday

  • Amphetamine crackdown in Krabi worth 10 million baht

    Amphetamine crackdown in Krabi worth 10 million baht

    This morning (December 12), Krabi police arrested 28 year old Jirasak Wongsa-Ad and 22 year old Apinan Matboonnoi at a house in Ao Luek district with 48,000 amphetamine pills. The 48,000 amphetamine pills were found wrapped in white plastic buckets and buried near a banana tree in the backyard of the house. Police also seized other items at the house, including a pistol, 3 mobile phones and a Toyota Fortuner car

  • Wednesday Morning Briefing – everything you need to know in 3 minutes

    Wednesday Morning Briefing – everything you need to know in 3 minutes

    How many methamphetamine tablets!? PHOTO: The Nation The Kathu Police Station Superintendent is heading to Patong to be the acting Patong Police Station Superintendent.

  • Phuket takes drug war to the coffee shop

    Phuket takes drug war to the coffee shop

    PHUKET: In a marked departure from the usual line in tackling drugs on the island, Phuket Vice Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada yesterday took time out to sit down with local village leaders and discuss the drug problem over a cup of coffee.

  • Phuket offers new twist in War on Drugs

    Phuket offers new twist in War on Drugs

    PHUKET: The Koh Kaew Tambon Administration Organization (OrBorTor) has launched a project that may be a precursor to a shift in strategy in the War on Drugs in Phuket. The organization is inviting drug users who wish to turn their lives around to join a rehabilitation camp under the “One Local Administration Organization, One Drug Rehabilitation Camp” project