Police said the suspect - recently released from prison on a previous drug-dealing conviction - confessed to dealing again, even showing police where he hid the contraband in the bathroom.
Somyos Anumat (right) shows police how he kicked open the cell door and nearly escaped.
He was then thrown in a jail cell and apparently left alone for quite some time. Without officers hearing, Somyos allegedly broke his handcuffs and then kicked the jail cell door until it bent enough for him to sneak through.
Officers eventually realized the racket might be coming from a jail break and managed to capture Somyos before he made it out of the jailhouse.