Capture of American drug suspect leads to more arrests

PHUKET – Drug police arrested an American wanted for trafficking in the United States on Wednesday evening, and then rounded up five more suspected gang members in a highly secretive operation in Phuket on Wednesday evening.

Alleged US drug trafficker Joseph Manuel Hunter, left, is escorted by police after he arrives at the Police Aviation Division in Bangkok from Phuket on Thursday, Sept 26, 2013. (Photo by Apichit Jinakul)

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