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Three arrested in ya Ice bust | Thaiger

PHUKET CITY: A Phuket Provincial Police undercover drug investigation unit yesterday arrested three people for possession and sale of ya Ice (crystal methamphetamine) and seized 19 grams of the drug.

Officers led by Capt Pongpun Sripattharakul had arranged to buy a small amount of the drug from Udon Thani native Palakorn “Waan” Kamsaen, 19, at an apartment off Phun Pol Rd.

When they arrived at 9:30 pm, they identified themselves as police and found Waan in possession of two grams of the drug and placed her under arrest. Also arrested at the apartment was Somnuek “Meaw” Lertna, 20, who was also found in possession of two grams of ya Ice.

The pair led police to their alleged supplier, Sumrit “Chai” Sanmeema, 31. He was arrested at his apartment in Phuket City, where policed seized 15 grams of the drug.

Police declined to name the apartment building.

Chai admitted that he bought all 19 grams of the stimulant in Bangkok at 3,000 baht a gram, police said.

All three have been charged with possession of a Class 1 narcotic with intent to sell and are being held at Phuket City Police Station.

 

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