Banglamung officials settle for small fish after accused drug dealer escapes

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Banglamung District officials arrested two suspected drug users and the wife of an accused dealer during an undercover operation in Naklua.

District Chief Chakorn Kanchawattana led police and soldiers to the Naklua Soi 14 home of Bird Noree May 4 where he was supposed to sell five methamphetamine tablets to an undercover officer.

However, Bird saw through the ruse and escaped on a motorbike, leaving behind his wife Siriporn Wiangchan, 20, and their infant child.

Banglamung District officials arrested two suspected drug users during an undercover operation in Naklua.

While she denied any role in her boyfriend’s alleged drug dealing business, she was charged with possession of a Class 1 narcotics as the main suspect had fled.

While processing her, Naruephon Songbaen, 28, and Nirund Mansut, 31, arrived at Bird’s house on a motorbike. Police searched them, finding two ya ba pills in Naruephon’s handbag.

Both were charged with illegal drug possession.

Bird remains at large.