Phuket police seize 40,000 baht drug haul and arrest high-profile peddlers

In a major anti-drug operation, Phuket Provincial Police have apprehended two notable drug peddlers known by their aliases Ming Samkong and Care Paniang. The areas of Samkong and Soi Paniang, famous factors in the neighborhood of Phuket Town and into Ratsada, act as their monikers’ inspiration.
The arrests happened on Wednesday in a profitable raid spearheaded by Pol. Lt. Col. Pichit Thongto of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau division of Phuket Provincial Police.
Twenty-six-year-old Natthaphon ‘Ming’ Lodchaen, residing in Moo 6, Wichit, was apprehended in a rented room located in Soi Paniang 3, Moo 5, Ratsada. Further investigation led to the discovery of an alarming quantity of contraband – 737 methamphetamine drugs (Yaba) and 37.15 kilograms of crystal meth (ya ice). The proof collected totalled 10 gadgets, including a motorbike 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 faced costs related to his involvement in online gambling, The Phuket News reported.
The second arrest concerned Nattakarn ‘Care’ Chanthongsuk, a 23 year outdated resident of Moo 6, Kathu.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 underneath the cost of using a Category 1 narcotic.
Following their arrests, each Natthaphon and Nattakarn were escorted to the Phuket City Police Station where the costs had been formally instituted.
Earlier Zany , Chon Buri Police apprehended and detained two men 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 actions taking place of their tranquil neighborhood..

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