Police sweep nets 74 arrests, 5,000 ya ba pills

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Area police arrested 74 people and seized more than 5,000 methamphetamine tablets in a province-wide crime sweep May 21.

Police station chiefs assembled the next day at Banglamung Police Station to show off the fruit of their labors, which also included 1.9 grams of crystal methamphetamine, six guns, 16 bullets and 30 motorbikes.

Chonburi police chief, Pol. Maj. Gen. Nitipong Niamnoi said the cleanup operation would continue throughout the province to weed out as many criminals as possible. He said police will carefully plan raids on suspected homes or known hideouts harboring criminals.

Police arrested 74 people and seized more than 5,000 methamphetamine tablets, 1.9 grams of crystal methamphetamine, six guns, 16 bullets, and 30 motorbikes in a province-wide crime sweep May 21.Police arrested 74 people and seized more than 5,000 methamphetamine tablets, 1.9 grams of crystal methamphetamine, six guns, 16 bullets, and 30 motorbikes in a province-wide crime sweep May 21.

He said that police would be very careful in their operations so as not to cause any inconvenience to innocent people so that they can live in peace and safety without fear of criminals in their communities.

Police announced that any stolen property recovered is in safekeeping at the Chonburi police headquarters and can be claimed back by their rightful owners.