Phuket police seize forty,000 baht drug haul and arrest high-profile peddlers

In a big anti-drug operation, Phuket Provincial Police have apprehended two notable drug peddlers recognized by their aliases Ming Samkong and Care Paniang. The areas of Samkong and Soi Paniang, well-known factors within the neighborhood of Phuket Town and into Ratsada, act as their monikers’ inspiration.
The arrests took place on Wednesday in a profitable raid spearheaded by Pol. Lt. Col. Pichit Thongto of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau division of Phuket Provincial Police.
Hidden -six-year-old Natthaphon ‘Ming’ Lodchaen, residing in Moo 6, Wichit, was apprehended in a rented room located in Soi Paniang three, Moo 5, Ratsada. Further investigation led to the discovery of an alarming quantity of contraband – 737 methamphetamine pills (Yaba) and 37.15 kilograms of crystal meth (ya ice). The proof collected totalled 10 items, together with a motorcycle valued at round forty,000 baht (US$1,167).
Natthaphon was charged with the illegal possession of Category 1 narcotics to distribute and for consuming Category 1 narcotics. He additionally confronted charges related to his involvement in online gambling, The Phuket News reported.
The second arrest concerned Nattakarn ‘Care’ Chanthongsuk, a 23 year old resident of Moo 6, Kathu. The apprehension was carried out at the Phuket Provincial Police Narcotics Suppression Laboratory No. 1 on Chumphon Rd in Phuket Town under the cost of using a Category 1 narcotic.
Following their arrests, both Natthaphon and Nattakarn had been escorted to the Phuket City Police Station where the costs have been formally instituted.
Earlier this week, Chon Buri Police apprehended and detained two males suspected of illicit drug dealing in the Banglamung district. The arrest unfolded on Monday afternoon, July 17, after residents tipped off the police about suspicious activities occurring of their tranquil community..

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