At 11pm on June 21, police at a check point in Soi Thepprasit 5, stopped a 21 year old Thai man in a Chevrolet pickup and conducted a thorough search.
They found that he was carrying a hand gun, 6 bullets, and 20 yaba tablets.
one more armed dealer will await his time in jail.
The man stated that he bought the pills from a dealer in Chantaburi province and was on his way to deliver them to his clients in Pattaya city.
He said he had purchased the gun from a friend in order to defend himself.
He was processed at the police station and will soon facing the magistrate for sentencing.