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Major meth dealer arrested in Phuket

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Police last night (June 30) arrested a major methamphetamine dealer at the fish shop he ran in Phuket Town. Veerayut “Ang” Sansakrit, 30, was arrested in possession of 20 grams of crystal meth (ya ice) and 12,000 meth pills (ya bah). The haul has a street value of B3 million.

meth dealer PhuketPolice also confiscted from him a Spanish-made Astra-Unceta y Cia Guernica .22 pistol and five bullets.

Police caught him in a raid at 8pm last night on a fish shop opposite the King Rama IX Park which he opened as cover for his real business, running team distributing drugs to various points around Phuket Town.

He is believed to be connected to a national drug ring run by a man known only as Lerm, who is believed to run things from within Chiang Rai Prison, close to the border with Myanmar, from which most of Thailand’s methamphetamine originates.

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