A man police call a “major” Pattaya-area crystal methamphetamine dealer has been arrested.
Authorities brought Sitthichai “Poy Wattam” Mayam, 34, to a police news conference Jan. 23, along with 100 grams of crystal meth they seized from him. Police also confiscated his car, motorbike, gold jewelry and amulets, mobile phone and a video of him allegedly transferring cash to his supplier.
Pattaya’s police chief, Pol. Col. Apichai Kroppech said Sitthichai has been operating in Pattaya and Banglamung for years and grown into a major dealer.
Sitthichai confessed he obtained drugs from another man in Sriracha, buying up to a kilogram of ya ice at a time for 40,000 baht. He’d then sell it with a 20 percent markup and transfer the funds to his supplier.