Koh Phangan police chief Sathit Kongniem said Matthew Beresford, 36, was stopped for acting suspiciously when he saw police while riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle from Natalie Bungalow at 20 minutes past midnight.
The arrest followed a tip-off that a foreigner riding a Harley was planning to sell drugs to foreign tourists on the island.
Pol Col Sathit said Beresford was charged with possessing illegal drugs. His two motorcycles, a car and 15,000 baht in cash had been seized, he added.
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