Canadian National Arrested for Cocaine Possession and Illegally Working in Phuket

Busy street in Patong, Phuket
Busy street in Patong, Phuket. Photo: Sugar Wawa. CC BY 2.0.

A 41-year-old Canadian man was arrested in Patong, Phuket, for possessing ecstasy and cocaine and working without a work permit on April 19th, 2024. Two [Read More…]

Thai Authorities Seize 5.36kg of Cocaine, Unveil Transnational Crime Network Involving West African Suspects

Nigerians in Bangkok, Thailand
Nigerians in Bangkok, Thailand. Image: Wikimedia Commons.

On March 11th, 2024, Pol. Lt. Gen. Panurat Lakboon, the Secretary-General of the Office of the Thai Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), and relevant agencies held [Read More…]

Australian Man Arrested at Phuket Airport After Handing Passport to Immigration Officers with Cocaine Inside

Phuket International Airport
Phuket International Airport in Phuket Island. Photo: Chung Lun Chiang / flickr.

A 26-year-old Australian man was arrested at Phuket International Airport after he arrived and handed his passport to officers with cocaine inside. South African and [Read More…]

Phuket Police Get Into a Car Chase with a Nigerian Man on a Four Year Overstay, Seize Cocaine From His Home

A pickup truck driving on a road in Wichit, Phuket
A pickup truck driving on a road in Wichit, Phuket. Photo: Максим Улитин. CC BY 3.0.

Police chased after a Nigerian man in a sedan ,whose passport had expired about four years prior, for about 20 kilometers and later seized cocaine [Read More…]