Alleged drug dealer arrested in Chonburi with 6kg of marijuana 


An alleged drug dealer has been arrested in Mueang Chonburi with six kilograms of marijuana, according to local law enforcement officials who spoke with The Pattaya News.

The Mueang Chonburi Police reports that a police team, led by Police Chief Colonel Nitat Waenpradam, had arrested a 43-year-old Thai male suspect, although his name was not given by police.

The arrest followed an investigation after a tip-off that the suspect was selling drugs in the local area. A raid followed on the suspect where the drugs were reportedly found in his possession.

The suspect is facing charges of illegal possession of Category 5 Drugs (marijuana) with intent to sell.

The suspect has not released a statement to the press and it is unknown if he has a lawyer at this time.

Story by The Pattaya News


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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.