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 known by their aliases Ming Samkong and Care Paniang. The areas of Samkong and Soi Paniang, well-known points in the neighborhood of Phuket Town and into Ratsada, act as their monikers’ inspiration.
The arrests happened on Wednesday in a successful 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 situated in Soi Paniang 3, Moo 5, Ratsada. Further investigation led to the invention of an alarming quantity of contraband – 737 methamphetamine drugs (Yaba) and 37.15 kilograms of crystal meth (ya ice). The proof collected totalled 10 objects, together with a motorcycle valued at around forty,000 baht (US$1,167).
Natthaphon was charged with the unlawful possession of Category 1 narcotics to distribute and for consuming Category 1 narcotics. He also confronted costs related to his involvement in on-line gambling, The Phuket News reported.
The second arrest concerned Nattakarn ‘Care’ Chanthongsuk, a 23 12 months 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 were escorted to the Phuket City Police Station the place the costs have been formally instituted.
Earlier Ensured , Chon Buri Police apprehended and detained two males suspected of illicit drug dealing within the Banglamung district. The arrest unfolded on Monday afternoon, July 17, after residents tipped off the police about suspicious actions happening of their tranquil neighborhood..

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