Police seized 150 methamphetamine tablets when they raided a North Pattaya restaurant where seven people were having a private drug party.
Officers who stormed the Kokhun Restaurant on North Road around 1 a.m. Jan. 5 found seven people in a smoky room consuming ya ba. Searching the drug users, they found 70 ya ba tablets on 28-year-old Chaiyaporn Chaophopra and another 70 pills on 28-year-old Sorapong Krajai. Officers also discovered a loaded 38-caliber pistol.
Chaiyaporn and Sorapong have been charged with possession with intent to sell, as well as illegal possession of a firearm.
Chaiyaporn and Sorapong admitted to organizing the party and selling the drugs for 300 baht a pill to participants. They were charged with possession with intent to sell, as well as illegal possession of a firearm.
The other five party attendees all tested positive for ya ba use and were charged with drug possession.