Pattaya Tourist Police who searched a Thai man acting “suspiciously” arrested him after allegedly finding more than 2 grams of crystal methamphetamines on his person.
Chatree Khumrod, 36, was apprehended on Soi Potisan in Naklua Sept. 21 after officers patrolling near the JP Hotel stopped and searched him. Police said they found 2.21 g. of ya ice in his pocket and in his shoes. He also was allegedly carrying a stolen mobile phone.
Acting suspiciously attracted policed attention, ending with Chatree being caught with illicit drugs.
Police said Chatree confessed to buying the drugs for 3,000 baht per gram. The phone had been reported stolen on Sept. 11. Chatree was remanded into custody at Banglamung Police Station.