Former Soldier Arrested with 2,740 Meth Pills and 0.5kg of Crystal Meth in Chalong

Chalong –

A former soldier was arrested with 2,740 methamphetamine pills and half a kilogram of crystal methamphetamine in Chalong.

The Chalong Police told the Phuket Express that on Monday (December 25th) they arrested a man identified only as Lance Corporal Nin, 30. He was a former soldier in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Seized from him were 2,740 methamphetamine pills and 576 grams of crystal methamphetamine. He was arrested at a store in Chalong.

The arrest came after the Chalong Police received a tip – off that the suspect was selling illegal drugs in Chalong area. He was allegedly a significant drug dealer in the area. He was arrested while he was delivering illegal drugs to a customer in the store. Police continued the search at a rental room on the Luang Por Cham Road in Chalong and also allegedly found more illegal drugs.

He was taken to the Chalong Police Station to face charges of illegal possession of category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

It was not stated by the Chalong Police if the intended customer was charged as well.

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.