160,000 ya ba pills seized,
4 arrested in drug raid
Police bring out the
suspects, drugs and weapon to show the press.
Nongprue police seized more than 1,600 methamphetamine pills and
arrested four during a raid of a house in Takientia linked to a major area
Suthat Meewai, 34; Wittaya Luangkhet, 27; Jetsada Charoenkan, 18; and
Chatmongkol Songsiang, 16, were caught Jan. 21 at the Rong Poh Townhouse
Village with 1,600 ya ba pills, 100 g. of crystal methamphetamines and a
Police said the arrest came after minor drug dealers previously arrested
pointed to Wittaya as their distributor. The drug haul had an estimated
value of 500,000 baht.
All the suspects denied dealing drugs and ownership of the drugs found in
the houseís cupboards.
Investigators alleged Suthat, recently released from prison after serving a
sentence for drug dealing, ordered methamphetamines from Bangkok and sold
them to Wittaya to resell in the Pattaya area. The two teens were alleged to
work as delivery boys.