American busted in drug sting

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 16:44
An elderly Swedish born man with an American passport has been arrested for allegedly dealing crystal methamphetamines in North Pattaya. Hans Henric Reiman, 64, was apprehended at the Pattaya Tower on Soi 4 Feb. 13 in a police sting operation to pay 3,500 baht for a...
Area police arrested a pair of alleged bag snatches, three men with illegal firearms and a host of drug users in their latest crime sweep. Chonburi provincial police announced the capture of Supoj Urachien, 24, and Wittaya Thitapan, 28, Jan. 28. Supoj, in possession of a...
Sattahip police arrested a Cambodian woman accused of running a ring of Thai drug dealers throughout the area. So Lee, 42, was apprehended Dec. 24 along with Sujinan Romsukh, 18; Thaweepop Saraakhum, 18; Chawa Chonsri, 28; and Weerawat Malai, 19. During the arrests, police seized a...
CHIANG MAI, Oct 29 - Local security units have deployed more personnel for stringent security measures along the route from Thailand’s northwestern border to Chiang Mai’s city centre following an official warning of a possible influx of 500 million methamphetamine pills into the country.
BANGKOK, Oct 8 - A Thai woman was arrested at the country's main international airport for smuggling four kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, worth Bt14 million, customs officers reported.
BANGKOK, 21 September 2012  - Following Nor Kham’s allegations of Thai soldiers’ involvement in the massacre of Chinese sailors in the Mekong River last October, Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapa is demanding further clarification from the murders’ principal suspect.
Royal Thai Navy drug-enforcement officers arrested a Sattahip taxi driver and his wife suspected of drug dealing, seizing 4,000 methamphetamine tablets in Ban Chang.
BANGKOK, Sept 12 - The government's one-year performance on drug suppression has surpassed its target, Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung said Wednesday.
Police have arrested the alleged deliveryman for a drug dealer operating from behind bars at Chonburi Prison. Phakphum Khumchoey, 28, was apprehended Sept. 6 during a sting operation in his native Chachoengsao. Officers found 1,400 methamphetamine tablets in his Isuzu Triton pickup truck.

Shaky-legged gunman tripped up by police

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 15:00
Shaky legs made for a shakier getaway for a suspected drug user who pulled a gun on police.
An Iranian man arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Royal Garden Plaza antique shop found himself in even more trouble after police reportedly found marijuana in his pocket.
A Frenchman, acting strangely whilst walking along Central Park 4, tested positive for drug use despite not possessing any narcotics when stopped by police in South Pattaya.
Banglamung officials, police, parents and monks congratulated more than 150 drug addicts for completing a nine-day camp where everyone hopes they were cured.

DPM: Drug situation has improved

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 15:15
BANGKOK, 17 April 2012 – The Deputy Prime Minister has confirmed that the country’s drug problem is now less severe while announcing his planned visit to the Northeastern region in an attempt to eradicate drug smuggling. 
Hoping to prevent drug abuse and accidents in the workplace, the Chonburi Department of Labor Protection and Welfare has launched a “white factory” program and is encouraging Pattaya businesses to sign up.
BANGKOK, 31 March 2012  – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is moving ahead with plans to have local communities played more roles in its drug eradication campaign. 
BANGKOK, Feb 19 --- Thailand is confident in achieving its target in the pursuit of a Drug-Free ASEAN in 2015 while allocating Bt15 million in financial assistance for Myanmar to initiate a development project aimed at eradicating opium and drug production, according to the Narcotics...
BANGKOK, Feb 6 - Thailand's deputy national police chief will visit Myanmar tomorrow to discuss cross-border narcotics concerns with the neighbouring country’s national police chief, as about 70 per cent of drugs entering Thailand are claimed to come from there.
BANGKOK, Feb 4 -- Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung on Saturday said the government has planned to upgrade the 'war on drugs' from a national agenda to a regional one, as he would discuss the illicit drug problem with his counterparts in the Association of...
CHIANG MAI, Jan 30 – Three suspected drug traders were killed in a clash with Thai army rangers at the Thai-Myanmar border in the northern province of Chiang Mai.
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