North Pattaya checkpoint arrests nets 995 ya ba tablets

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Two men were arrested Saturday after 995 methamphetamine tablets were discovered in their car during a stop at a Pattaya road checkpoint.

Anusit Fakpin, 24, of Chonburi and Kitipong Praditliam, 34, of Lampang were taken into custody on North Pattaya Road Jan. 22. More than 1.3 g. of ya ice were also seized in addition to the five bags of ya ba tablets.

Police question Anusit Fakpin and Kitipong Praditliam regarding their possession of a large amount of ya ba.Police question Anusit Fakpin and Kitipong Praditliam regarding their possession of a large amount of ya ba.

Anusit confessed he ordered the drugs from a prisoner in a Chonburi prison and planned to sell them in Pattaya. He said Kitipong was just a driver and had nothing to do with the drugs.

Both men, however, are now facing charges.