Ex-Chonburi cop arrested for drug dealing

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A former Chonburi policeman fired and jailed for drug dealing was again caught with methamphetamines, marijuana, a loaded gun and 20,000 baht in cash.

Pattaya police arrested ex-Senior Sgt. Maj. Suthisak Klinkesorn, 49, and his wife Thongplaew, 56, at their Naklua home Jan. 13. Also arrested was alleged accomplice 34-year-old Sayan Saeyung.

ex-Senior Sgt. Maj. Suthisak Klinkesorn and his wife and an accomplice have been charged with illegal possession of a gun and narcotics with intent to distribute. ex-Senior Sgt. Maj. Suthisak Klinkesorn and his wife and an accomplice have been charged with illegal possession of a gun and narcotics with intent to distribute.

Police seized 6.6 g. of ya ice, 18 ya ba tablets, two packs of marijuana, a 9 mm. handgun and the cash. They were charged with illegal possession of a gun and narcotics with intent to distribute.

Investigators said the raid came after an arrest of another drug user, who ratted out the former cop. Suthisak confessed he was sacked from the force and imprisoned 11 years ago. He has been free for four years but said he went back into drug dealing because he did not know what else to do with his life.