By Phuket Gazette
Seizures in the two cases have an estimated street value of more than Bt2 million.
On Friday, Thalang police arrested 24-year-old Jirapat Samranrat and 24-year-old Premruedee Tiratantikul with 12 bags of crystal methamphetamine and 4,199 methamphetamine pills together with drug-making paraphernalia. Both of them were arrested at a house in the Srisunthorn subdistrict of Thalang.
On Saturday, Chalong police arrested 36-year-old Pairat Yaso in possession of 3,474 methamphetamine pills worth about Bt868,500 and 109.16 grams of crystal methamphetamine worth about Bt218,320. He was arrested in a house in Soi Hoysang in Chalong.
The arrest followed a routine police patrol by motorbike in Soi Thanuthep when officers saw a suspicious man on another motorcycle. He asked the man to stop for a search but the man fled on the motorbike.
Police followed him to Soi Hoysang and saw him run inside a house. A police team encircled the house arrested Pairat with the drugs.