Four Suspects Arrested With 400,000 Methamphetamine Pills in Chumphon

Chumphon, Southern Thailand –

Four suspects have been arrested with 400,000 methamphetamine pills that were seized in Chumphon.

The Narcotics Suppression Bureau told the Phuket Express today that on Friday (February 9th) they have arrested four suspects who were Mr. Supot Sangprajong, 42, Mr. Puwadon Longguea, 35, Mr. Suwit Raksachon, 46, and Ms. Nitayanart Raksachon, 34. They were arrested at a main checkpoint on the Petchkasem Road (Bangkok – Chumphon Road). Seized from them were 400,000 methamphetamine pills.

The Narcotics Suppression Bureau told the Phuket Express that they received a tip-off from a concerned citizen that a huge amount of methamphetamine pills was being transferred to southern Thailand. A pickup truck and a car with the four suspects was found with 400,000 methamphetamine pills. They admitted that they were coming from the northeast of Thailand.

All suspects are facing charges of illegal possession of Category 1 Drugs with intent to sell. Police are continuing their investigation to find larger dealers.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.