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Drug courier tries to fool cops by delivering in an ambulance

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A drug courier arrested in Bangkok yesterday tried to trick the police by using an ambulance as his delivery vehicle.

drugs-in-ambulanceBut the force got wind of his plans and arrested him at his home address in Lat Prao and found a stash of Class 1 drugs hidden under the seats.

He had bought the ex-foundation ambulance with the proceeds from a previous drugs’ delivery and was expanding his operation, reports Daily News.

Police arrested Dech (or Tay) Chanateeraroj, 26, at H.R. Residence, Building 9, in Happyland, in the Bangkapi area of the city.

He had been wanted on a warrant issued in Pathum Thani.

Dech admitted everything saying that he had got a drugs delivery from the Suwintawong area and had hidden 120,000 Ya Ba tablets and three kilos of “ice” under the seats in preparation for delivery elsewhere.

He said he had previously been paid 200,000 baht for carrying drugs on a tour bus. After this first success he bought the ambulance from a friend for 190,000 baht and prepared to expand his drugs running.

He was to be paid 300,000 for this latest failed attempt. Police found stickers identifying the foundation still on the side of the vehicle.

Dech also tested positive for drug use.

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