Drug Dealing Couple ArrestedThe police of Pattaya police station have arrested a Thai couple who were caught with 180 amphetamine pills and 34.92 g of methamphetamine.
PATTAYA – September 20th 2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 1.00 a.m., Pol.Capt. Witsanu Chaisuwan (Deputy Inspector of Pattaya City police station, Chon Buri province) and a police team have arrested Mr. Suwit Iam-yim, aged 41, Bangkok resident, and Miss Kotchakorn Mueangwong, aged 27, Nakhon Ratchasima resident, with 180 amphetamine pills, 34.92g of methamphetamine’s and drug consuming equipment.
The police were informed by an undercover agent that Mr. Suwit was selling drugs to tourists and teenagers in Pattaya city and Jomtien. The police then sent out a team of officers to patrol the areas when they spotted Mr. Suwit standing waiting for customers. They then searched him and found that he was carrying some methamphetamine’s in a plastic bag.
They then went to his room where they found Miss Kotchakorn (Mr. Suwit’s wife) and some equipment for consuming methamphetamine’s and 180 amphetamine pills.
Upon questioning the 2 defendants they confessed to drug dealing and they got the drugs from an agent in Bangkok. They also said that they were unemployed and it was their only form of income and the proceeds were spent on their children and their mother who lived up country.
After the initial investigation the police recorded the incident and they were both sent to the inquiry official to be prosecuted further according to the Thai law.