There were more than 50 arrests made in Pattaya and Phuket overnight as police raided a birthday party in Pattaya and patrols in Phuket found 21 people out during curfew hours without a valid reason.
The number of curfew violators has generally decreased nationwide over the past couple of weeks, however, destinations such as Pattaya and Phuket remain under close surveillance as a further easing of restrictions come into place on Monday, June 1st.
In Pattaya, police raided a villa that had been turned into an improvised nightclub, equipped with a DJ, strobe lights, alcohol, and drugs.
Officials received complaints from residents of a large party that was being streamed live on Facebook during curfew hours and went to investigate.
Upon arrival, they discovered a themed party in progress with attendees dressed in pajamas and schoolgirl outfits. Police also discovered multiple illegal drugs at the house.
All 30 people attending the party were arrested and brought to Huay Yai Police Station where they were charged for violating the emergency decree and various other offenses.
The majority of those arrested were teenagers.
Meanwhile, in Phuket, police arrested 21 people for violating the curfew overnight.
Officials and volunteers patrolled the streets in Phuket and found people who were out during curfew hours without a valid reason. One of those arrested was in possession of bottles containing the kratom drug cocktail.
All 21 were brought to Muang Police Station and will be charged with violating the emergency decree.
Since April 3rd, police have arrested 1,820 people for violating the night curfew with rulings being passed on 1,403 of those cases by the provincial court.