On October 13th Surat Thani police seized over 1 kg of crystal meth from a suspect trying to bury the drugs in his backyard. Two suspects looking out were arrested, but the owner managed to escape. The police are preparing for arrest warrant.
This morning Pol.Col. Pornsak Nuannoo, Deputy Commander of Surat Thani Police, acting Superintendent of Koh Samui Poilce, made a statement about the arrest of 25 year-old Siwapong Somwong (Sun) and a minor of age 15 along with a 1 kg of crystal meth worth over 3 million baht. The two suspects were sitting in front a house without address number in Kao Phu Kum, Village No. 3, Angthong sub-district, Koh Samui district. When he saw the police arriving, Sun shouted to his boss, 48 years-old Chaowarit Thongraung, who was trying to bury the crystal meth his in backyard near a cliff, when he became aware of the arrival of the police, he left the meth and his pickup truck Bronze Toyota Vigo behind and escaped running to the mountain. The 2 suspects whom were arrested on scene confessed they were looking out for Chaowarit while he was burying the drugs.
However, the police asked the court for an arrest warrant approval for Chaowarit Thongraung and used drug acts of legislation to examine and seize all of his the assets including house, cars and land. The police also charged Sun and the minor with felony drug possession.
Pol.Col. Pornsak Nuannoo revealed that this is the biggest arrest in Koh Samui in many years and is considered to be auspicious work in Police Day, (October 13th), for Koh Samui Police Station.Stay updated with Samui Times by following us on Facebook.
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