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25 March 2013 :: 14:03:12 pm 73242

Courier Delivered Drugs To Pay For Online Games

A 19-year-old teenager on a motorbike was caught at a police checkpoint on Soi Khao Noi with nearly 2,000 meth pills and 85 grams of ya-ice. He said he only delivered the drugs for an unknown dealer, because he needed money to pay for an online game addiction.
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PATTAYA – March 24, 2013 [Pattaya Daily News]; At 8 p.m., the arrest of a motorbiker transporting large quantities of amphetamines and ya-ice was announced by Pol. Maj. Thapana Khlosuwanna, Traffic Inspector, Banglamung police station; with the traffic police team and volunteer traffic officers.

The suspect was identified as Mr. Aphichart Jampasri, age 19. Police seized 1,940 pills of amphetamine and 84.7 grams of ya-ice, with a combined street value of almost 800,000 THB.

Police also seized an orange-black Yamaha Feno motorbike from the suspect. Before the arrest, the traffic police had set up a checkpoint to enforce traffic rules and protect against crime by searching suspicious people for illegal items.

The police checkpoint was set to at the road close to the railway in the middle of Soi Khao Noi. When the suspect saw the checkpoint, he abruptly reversed his motorbike and tried to escape, driving toward Soi Nern Plub Wan. The police chased him and finally arrested him with the drugs.

During questioning, Mr. Aphichart claimed he was hired by a dealer whose name he did not know. The dealer had made a phone call to hire him to retrieve a large amount of drugs hidden in the bush at the beginning of Soi 8 Khao Talo, to be delivered to the customers in the area.

Mr. Aphichart would get paid 5,000 THB for each delivery run. He had already done it twice previously. Mr. Aphichart said he resorted to delivering drugs because he was so crazy about online games. So he had to find money to refill the online game card, for credit to allow him to play games online.

Initially, the police didn’t believe the defendant and will forward the information to the detective police team follow up to arrest the drug dealer whom the defendant claimed he works for.

Meanwhile, Mr. Aphichart will be charged with possessing Type-1 drugs (amphetamines and ya-ice) for distribution and selling. Police then sent him with the evidence to the investigation officer to prosecute according to the law.

Reporter : Samart   Photo : Samart   Category : Crime News

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