Alleged Pattaya Drug Dealer Busted With 37,530 Meth Pills and 1.3 Kilograms of Crystal Meth

PHOTO: TMN Cable TV Pattaya

Pattaya —

Banglamung Police arrested an alleged drug dealer and upon police searching the suspect’s house they found 37,530 meth pills and 1.3 kilograms of crystal meth.

The arrest took place on Thursday, February 23rd, near a railway in the Nongprue sub-district of Banglamung District, Chonburi. Banglamung Police told local media that they were launching a routine patrol when they ran into a black Honda Civic parked on the road beside the railway.

The authorities spotted one man in the sedan, so they came to check on him. However, the man appeared suspicious and afraid of the police. He also attempted to drive away unsuccessfully, police said.

PHOTO: TMN Cable TV Pattaya

The Banglamung cops then asked to search the man’s vehicle and to no surprise according to them, they discovered a sachet containing 4 grams of crystal meth. The suspect, identified by police as Mongkhon Sunglamom, 47, confessed to owning the illicit substance and also said he had more at his residence in Pattaya’s Soi Paniad Chang.

At Mongkhon’s home, police seized 37,530 meth pills hidden in eight bags and around 1.3 kg of crystal meth. During another questioning, the man revealed he had been imprisoned once and got into contact with a dealer inside the prison.

The man claimed when that when he was released, he was contacted by another dealer named “Jib” who had been providing him with drugs. The suspect, however, did not know his supplier’s real name or whereabouts.

Further investigation to identify Jib is ongoing. The alleged dealer is being charged with possession of illegal drugs with intent to sell.


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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.