Drug bust

  • Crime News

    Bang Lamung police seize 3kg meth and firearm in drug bust

    Bang Lamung police apprehended a suspected drug dealer yesterday, confiscating 3 kilogrammes of methamphetamine and a firearm. The operation, led by Superintendent Police Colonel Navin Sinthurat, involved Chon Buri administrative officials and anti-drug officers. Police conducted a sting operation targeting Saran Mankit, also known as Mike, a 34 year old resident of Kamphaeng Phet province. The arrest took place at…

  • Thailand News

    Officer injured in Chiang Mai drug bust as suspect flees

    An early morning drug bust operation in Mae Taeng district, Chiang Mai led to an exchange of gunfire, leaving one officer injured. Police managed to seize a significant amount of heroin and methamphetamine after a suspect abandoned a motorcycle and fled. At 4.30am today, July 9, the rapid response unit of the Border Patrol Police Company 335 initiated a checkpoint…

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    Thai police seize 13 million pills, 746 firearms in national crackdown

    National Police Chief Torsak Sukvimol disclosed the outcomes of Operation 767, a nationwide crackdown by Thai police on influential groups, hired gunmen, and crime syndicates. The operation, conducted across 183 locations, targeted criminal gangs, loan sharks, figures linked to local politicians, bid-rigging groups, and public land encroachers. Police managed to apprehend 87 suspects. In the course of the operation, the…

  • Thailand News

    Two busts in Narathiwat yielded over 38 million baht worth of drugs

    Narathiwat Police arrested two major drug dealers and seized a substantial haul of methamphetamine pills, crystal methamphetamine, and assets amounting to upwards of 38 million baht. A press conference was held at the Provincial Police Headquarters in Narathiwat to reveal the details of the operation. The event was attended by the Governor of Narathiwat, Tra Koon Thotharam. The two arrested individuals were…

  • Thailand News

    RTP seize 36 million meth pills in major drug bust

    The Royal Thai Police (RTP) announced a major crackdown on drug trafficking networks, where a series of drug busts resulted in the arrest of 21 suspects and the seizure of 36 million methamphetamine pills and 911 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine. Assistant Commissioner-General, Police Lieutenant General Samran Nuanma, alongside officers from the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, presented the results of the operation…

  • Crime News

    Pooling trouble: Udon Thani cops dive in, net 31 in drug raid splash

    Police in Udon Thani conducted a significant raid on a pool villa, resulting in the arrest of 31 individuals involved in a drug party. The operation took place after authorities received a tip-off from the Damrongdhama Center. The raid uncovered a new type of illicit substance disguised within 13 packs of collagen, along with two ecstasy pills and 2.48 grammes…

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    Thai police raid drug-fuelled party at luxury villa, 34 arrested

    Police in Nakhon Pathom dismantled a drug-fueled party at a luxury pool villa yesterday discovering various drugs, including ketamine and meth, 34 individuals were arrested in the drug raid despite attempts to evade capture. Officers from multiple divisions, including the Provincial Police Region 7 and Nakhon Pathom Municipal Police, conducted the raid in Wang Taku, Nakhon Pathom, following reports of…

  • Bangkok News

    Bangkok police raid leads to high-profile drug and fireman arrest

    A police raid on a prominent Bangkok hotel yesterday ended in the apprehension of Naraset Thaiset and associates after seizing crystal methamphetamine and a firearm. Investigators from Metropolitan Police Division 1 executed the raid on June 10 at approximately 10.20pm following reports of drug activities in a hotel room located in Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang District, Bangkok. Naraset Thaiset, who…

  • Crime News

    Thai police seize 19 million meth pills in major drug bust

    Thai police seized over 19 million methamphetamine pills and launched an operation against the K2 Network, confiscating assets worth more than 18 million baht. This significant drug bust resulted from coordinated efforts between various law enforcement agencies. At 10am today, the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, led by Nirandorn Leamsri, Assistant Commissioner-General, and Keereesak Tantinwachai, Commissioner of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, along…

  • Thailand News

    Over 200 busted in drug-fuelled Pattaya pub

    Deputy Interior Minister Chada Thaised spearheaded a surprise raid on an illicit pub in Pattaya, exposing a drug scandal. The clandestine operation targeted a notorious establishment in Soi Kor Pai Pattaya, Banglamung district, following a barrage of complaints from neighbours about deafening noise, all-night parties, and rampant drug use among its youthful patrons. Upon the officials’ arrival, the scene inside…

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    Bangkok cops uncover ketamine and cocaine in drug bust

    Police officers from Thonglor Police Station uncovered a stash of illicit drugs, including ketamine and cocaine-laced e-cigarette pods, at a condominium in Khlong Toei in a drug bust following a loud argument between a couple. Police officers from Thonglor Police Station responded to a disturbance report in the late hours of yesterday at a condominium in Khlong Toei. Upon arrival,…

  • Crime News

    From Russia with blow: Cocaine bust nets three Nigerians

    A Russian man‘s arrest in Wichit for cocaine possession has led to the apprehension of three Nigerian nationals, identified as significant drug dealers in Phuket. The Immigration Bureau announced these arrests during a press conference held yesterday in Bangkok. The operation began in early April following a tip-off regarding a 38 year old Russian national, referred to as Denis (not…

  • Thailand News

    Khon Kaen intensifies raids to tackle rising drug issues

    In a sweeping crackdown to combat the escalating drug epidemic, authorities in Khon Kaen, the city grappling with the country’s second highest rate of drug abuse, have initiated a series of targeted raids. Recent operations by the police have put the entire northeast community under scrutiny. The Provincial Police Chief of Khon Kaen, along with military, police, and administrative officers,…

  • Phuket News

    Myriad of drug raids in Phuket yields over 4,000 meth pills

    Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul arrived in Phuket yesterday to news that the local police declared a series of detentions in recent anti-drug operations, with raids leading to the capture of over 4,000 methamphetamine pills, also known as Yaba. One such operation by the Phuket City Police dismantled a significant drug network leading to the arrest of nine individuals. Among these,…

  • Crime News

    Chiang Mai sting seizes 5.6 million meth pills with teen involved

    A drug bust in Chiang Mai province led to the shocking discovery that a 14 year old boy was among two individuals apprehended with a massive haul of 5.6 million methamphetamine pills. The early morning operation conducted by the police successfully intercepted the drug transport before it could pass through a checkpoint. Chiang Mai police, in an orchestrated sting operation,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police seize 5.3 million meth pills in Pathum Thani raid

    In a significant drug bust, Thai authorities intercepted a vehicle in Pathum Thani province, seizing over 5.3 million methamphetamine pills intended for distribution in the area. The driver, 31 year old Veerayuth, fled into the night, leaving behind not only the drugs but also a firearm discovered in his car. The raid took place last night, with the details made…

  • Crime News

    Bangkok police seize 40,000 meth pills in Sai Mai district bust

    A significant drug bust occurred today when police apprehended a 32 year old man with a shipment of 40,000 methamphetamine pills in Bangkok’s Sai Mai district. The arrest took place in a desolate area within Soi Sukhaphiban 5 Soi 32, following a covert investigation that linked the drug dealer, Teerapong, to the distribution of drugs to local retailers. The arrest…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok police seize 190,000 meth pills, 1.3 million baht

    Bangkok police have successfully dismantled a major drug operation following the arrest of two individuals caught with an extensive haul of methamphetamine pills and a considerable sum of cash. The operation, which took place late at night in the capital, led to the seizure of 190,000 methamphetamine pills, approximately 400 grams of ketamine, and over 1.3 million baht (US$ 36,000)…

  • Phuket News

    Chalong police bust major drug operation in Rawai, Phuket

    A swift operation by Chalong police in the sea gypsy village of Rawai, Phuket, led to the apprehension of three individuals and the confiscation of a significant quantity of drugs. The stash included over 1,700 methamphetamine tablets, colloquially known as Yaba, and more than 600 grams of crystal meth, or ya ice. The central figure in this Tuesday night raid…

  • Thailand News

    Major drug network busted 5.6 million meth pills seized

    A significant drug patrolling operation, conducted in Pathum Thani’s Lat Lum Kaeo district, resulted in the apprehension of six individuals linked to a major drug network. The operation also led to the confiscation of 5.6 million methamphetamine pills and 200 kilogrammes of ketamine. The individuals were arrested from a property within the Nattanun Home housing estate in Tambon Khu Kwang,…

  • Thailand News

    British man arrested in Chiang Mai drug bust

    A British man was arrested in a sting operation uncovering a sprawling drug trade targeting unsuspecting tourists in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai police, acting on a tip-off, apprehended 48 year old British man Charly Garcia in an operation at a cannabis products shop in the Mueang district, where he was allegedly peddling narcotics to foreign visitors. Undercover officers, playing their…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police seize 10 million meth pills, arrest major dealer

    A major drug bust led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Anutin Charnvirakul resulted in the seizure of 10 million methamphetamine pills and the arrest of a key suspect in Pathum Thani province. In a significant clampdown on drug trafficking, Thai police apprehended a major drug dealer and seized a colossal haul of 10 million methamphetamine pills.…

  • Thailand News

    Chem-mess: Essex man and Thai girlfriend nabbed for flat folly

    An Essex man and his Thai girlfriend have been arrested for running a nefarious chemsex operation from her West London flat. The 29 year old toy boy, Kane Duncan, hailing from Bracken Close, Loughton, found himself behind bars alongside his partner-in-crime, 42 year old Jurairat Suttabut, following revelations of their sordid dealings unveiled at Southwark Crown Court last Friday, February 23.…

  • Thailand News

    Massive amphetamine haul seized in northeast Thailand

    Minister of Defence Sutin Klungsang convened a press briefing to unveil a significant crackdown resulting in the confiscation of 6 million amphetamine pills, valued at over 180 million baht, in Bung Khla, Bueng Kan on Monday. According to police sources, the operation unfolded on February 25 at 7pm when Surasakmontri rangers and Bung Khla police officers received a tip-off regarding…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok police seize 10 million meth pills, 60kg crystal meth in major drug bust

    Following a two-month-long surveillance operation, the Narcotics Suppression Bureau of Bangkok’s Division 6 successfully dismantled three drug trafficking networks, seizing 10 million methamphetamine pills and 60 kilogrammes of crystal meth. The haul, intended for distribution in local communities, was intercepted at 1pm yesterday, February 8, at the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Bureau Division 6. Assistant Commissioner of the National…

  • Thailand News

    West Thailand: Police uncover 6 million baht crystal meth bust in Sam Roi Yot

    Police netted a colossal 150-kilogramme crystal meth haul in a major drug seizure operation in Sam Roi Yot, Prachuap Kiri Khan province. The discovery was made during a routine traffic check that led to the arrest of two individuals. Deputy Governor Kittipong Sukphakulkul, representing the Governor, and District Chief Montchai Noonoi, spilled the beans in a press conference held yesterday, January…

  • Thailand News

    Major international drug ring busted in Thailand: Over 15 million meth pills and 105 million baht assets seized

    A significant international drug ring has been dismantled, leading to the arrest of the operation’s leader and the seizure of over 15 million methamphetamine pills, and more than one tonne each of heroin, ketamine, and ice. The operation also netted assets worth approximately 105 million baht. The announcement came today from the Anti-Narcotics Police Headquarters, spearheaded by Kittirat Phanphet, Deputy…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Thirteen drug traffickers killed in Myanmar border operation

    In a dramatic turn of events, a drug suppression operation near the Myanmar border in Mae Fa Luang district, Chiang Rai, resulted in the death of thirteen drug traffickers on Saturday night. Pha Muang Task Force commander, Praphat Phobsuwan made the statement yesterday. The operation, executed by the Pha Muang Task Force’s Thap Chao Tak unit, took place at Pang…

  • Thailand News

    Massive 14 million methamphetamine pill haul intercepted in Laos

    A mammoth haul of over 14 million methamphetamine pills, destined for Thailand, was intercepted in Vientiane with five suspects taken into custody. The monumental seizure was achieved during an operation carried out from November 28 to 30, conducted by the drug suppression police in Laos. Among those apprehended in the methamphetamine crackdown operation were four individuals from Laos and a…

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    Thai police bust major drug ring, seize assets worth 100 million baht

    A notorious drug ring operating in the provinces of Pathum Thani and Yala was disrupted by Thai police, leading to the confiscation of assets amounting to nearly 100 million baht. Eight individuals, including the 32 year old alleged ringleader, were arrested across seven locations. The arrests, executed yesterday, November 27, were the result of warrants issued by the Yala Provincial…