Twelve drug dealers arrested in Chonburi City during recent crackdown

Chonburi –

The Mueang Chonburi Police have arrested 12 drug dealers in the past 20 days, according to their statements to local media.

The Mueang Chonburi Police reports that a team led by Police Chief Colonel Nitat Weanpredap arrested twelve local drug dealers in Mueang Chonburi district in the past 20 days. This was part of a campaign to get tough on individuals selling drugs in the area.

Mueang Chonburi Police operated multiple sting operations after they had received tip-offs about potential suspects selling drugs to teenagers in the area.

Police seized an unknown amount of crystal methamphetamine and methamphetamine pills. Unfortunately, the names of the suspects and the exact amount of drugs were not revealed by police.

All suspects are facing further legal action while police are continuing their investigation to find any drug dealers or larger networks connected to those arrested.


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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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also 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.