More drug dealers arrested in Pattaya with 1,459 methamphetamine pills and 665 grams of crystal methamphetamine

Pattaya –

Three more drug dealers were arrested in Pattaya with a total of 1,459 methamphetamine pills and 665 grams of crystal methamphetamine, following a prior arrest of a drug dealer earlier this week.

Ms. Mayuree ‘Aum’ Pinthong, 35, from Nonthaburi, was arrested at a gas station in North Pattaya with 510 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

Mr. Don Paleekhan, 45, from Banglamung, was arrested in front of a convenience store in Soi Phon Prapanit with 151 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 1,142 methamphetamine pills.

Mr. Pisit ‘Plearn’ Butwisha, 45, from Buriram, was arrested at a condominium in Nongprue with 4 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 317 methamphetamine pills.

They are all facing charges of illegal possession of Category 1 drugs with intent to sell.

However, Pattaya police did not mention if these three suspects were related or if they were related to an earlier bust this week, seen below.

A drug dealer has been arrested in Pattaya with 80 methamphetamine pills and some crystal methamphetamine in the Pattaya area earlier this week.

Pattaya drug dealer arrested with 80 methamphetamine pills and crystal methamphetamine


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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.