From the Phuket News:
PHUKET: One Frenchman caught with a small amount of crystal meth this morning was among 10 drug arrests made in Phuket by Kathu police this weekend.
The arrests, made under the direction of Kathu police chief, Col Chaiyawat Uikham, were revealed to the media this morning and are as follows:
1.Mr Julien Sacal, a 37 year old French national was arrested with 0.30 grams of crystal meth and has been charged with “illegal possession of a schedual 1 drug”.
2. Mr Worawit Phon-ngoh, 30, arrested with three bags of marijuana with a combuned weight of just under 45 grams, was charged with “illegal possession of a schedule 5 drug”.
3. Ms Sirithida Anderson, 31, arrested with eight bags of crystal meth, each weighing about .30 grams, was charged with “illegal possession of a schedule 1 drug for [purpose of] sell”.
The three arrests follow seven seperate drug arrests yesterday of Thai men in Kathu, aged 19-35.
Among them was a 35 year old man named as “Mahama” who was charged with “illegal possession of a schedule 1 drug” after police caught him with a gram of crystal meth split into two seperate bags.
The other six arests were of Thai men, 19-33, who were busted with varying amounts of fresh and cooked kratom leaves and subsequently charged with possession and/or production of a schedule five drug.