An alleged drug dealer and a teenager were arrested Friday in Nakhon Si Thammarat province.
The 34-year-old Mr Sakrin Phitchalad was arrested at a house in Tha Sala district after police received complaints about drug trafficking in the area.
Police found the alleged drug dealer and two teens in the house, but the teens managed to flee. Police managed to arrest one teenager in a durian field next to the house, but the other teenager managed to escape.
It took police about an hour to arrest the alleged drug dealer who escaped to the back of the house and hid in a water pot often seen behind Thai farms.
Police also found 44 tablets of amphetamine and two bags of methamphetamine in a jar.
Mr. Sakrin and the teenager were taken to Tha Sala Police Station for questioning and will face charges there.
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