PHUKET: Long-time expat and well-known Tourist Police Volunteer Garry Halpin has been denied bail by police, the Phuket Gazette was told today.

Mr Halpin was arrested on Saturday night in a police sting operation during which he was found in possession of more than 18 grams of ya ice (crystal methamphetamine).

Mr Halpin was placed under arrest after he bought the drugs from his alleged regular supplier, Lersak Thaitae (story