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Police arrest “major drug dealer” in the Isaan region

Caitlin Ashworth

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Police say they’ve arrested a “major drug dealer” at a sugarcane farm in the Isaan province Khon Kaen and seized thousands of methamphetamine pills.

Police say they’ve been looking for 25 year old Sukree Chaukhamhod for a while and were recently tipped off that the alleged drug dealer frequently goes to a sugarcane farm in the Nam Phong district.

Officers were deployed to the farm and waited for Sukree to show up. The suspect drove in on a motorcycle and was walking to the farm when was confronted by police. Officers say they found 84,000 methamphetamine pills and 3 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine in his possession. Police questioned Sukree and searched the farm, finding another 108,000 methamphetamine pills.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

 

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    Nawin

    Monday, November 9, 2020 at 3:43 pm

    Put him into prison for many years and made every day be made to take all of the drugs he was dealing. How many people would have been and is being destroyed with this pollution?
    And yes, alcohol can also turn into a destroyer of minds and bodies.

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      Brian

      Monday, November 9, 2020 at 4:01 pm

      So, would you also support arresting everyone involved with selling alcohol, cigarettes, and sugar? The problem is not the substance. The problem is within each person who lacks the skills to deal with their suffering. We’ve been arresting guys like this since the 70s, to no effect, other than to make drugs enormously more profitable for drug dealers.

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    Ynwaps

    Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 10:31 am

    Good job. Now five new ones will spawn.

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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