Police Lieutenant General Visanu Prasatthong from the Royal Thai Police with Police Lieutenant General Chinaphat Sarasin from the Narcotics Suppression Division and related officials reported the arrest of 3 drug cases with evidence including 40,000 Yaba pills and over 1,000 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine worth together about 360,000,000 THB.
The first case took place on 10 November 2019. Officials arrested Kriangkrai 22 years old and Worachun 21 years old in Tubklo District, Phichit Province. The men were arrested with large yellow bags that were placed in a truck. Inside the bags were smaller tea packs filled with 1,000 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. The first arrest leads to another arrest of a Burmese suspect.
The Burmese suspect was found with a truck as he was relocating drugs from the North of Thailand into Central Thailand. All 3 suspects admitted that they got the drugs from a big seller up in the North, the goal was to spread the drugs into Bangkok and around the city outskirts. All 3 were charged with crystal methamphetamine-related drug distribution charges and are awaiting further prosecution.
The second case involves drugs sent by mail into the country. The police received information that there were going to be boxes of drugs sent out from Thailand into other countries. 8 kilograms of crystal meth were found in a box being shipped out to Japan at Don Muang Airport. The crystal meth was hidden inside a wall clock that appeared to be heavier than usual. Officials took the clock apart and discovered 8 kilograms of crystal meth.
The third and last case is the arrest of Jukapong 42 years old and 4 other suspects involved. Police received information that an ex-offender was still in contact with inmates at prisons located in the North and Northeastern part of Thailand. The group will sell drugs online through social media before collecting the goods in neighboring countries. The police tracked the members down and arrested the 5 suspects in Prachuap Khiri Khan province. Evidence included 2 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, 40,000 Yaba pills, and 1 kilogram of marijuana.
FB Caption: 8 kilograms of crystal meth was found in a box being shipped out to Japan at Don Muang Airport.