Bang Lamung –
A wanted male English drug suspect has been arrested in Nongprue.
The arrest was led by Col Dunlayaphat Techaphonchayasin from the Narcotics Control Management Center of the Royal Thai Police, along with Chonburi Immigration officers, the Pattaya Tourist Police and Nongprue Police.
Officers have arrested 28 year old Luke Michael Timmins, a British national at a house in Nongprue.
The arrest follows an arrest warrant which has been issued by the Ministry of Justice in England over illegal possession of drugs. Luke admitted that he is the person in the arrest warrant. A search of his name shows he is one of the most wanted fugitives in the Plymouth area.
Police have seized 3.71 grams of cocaine inside a bag of Cherman Ketsana who is Luke’s girlfriend inside the house. Police also stated to the press that they found 1.11 grams of cocaine inside the house.
Their urine test has shown a positive with cocaine, police stated. They are facing charges with illegal possession of Category 2 Drugs.
Police have also found that Luke and his ex-Thai wife have operated a property business and money laundering.
Luke is a son of 46 year old Michael Timmins who was reported as a well known drug dealer in England. Michael was in prison for six years. He has already been released.