Pattaya August 21, 2011,( PDN) Police Lieutenant Vitsanu Chaisuwan and his team arrests Mr Philipot Vincent, age 40 French citizen in possession 2,000 THB, methampetamine in a clear plastic bag plus drug paraphernelia. Also arrested: Miss Supaksorn Yoriya age 31, address: 71 Moo 5, Tambon Nakornjadi, Lampoon province together with her husband Mr Kampol Kongdaeng, age 32 years old from 37/1 Moo 2, Tambon Lumlukka, Pathumthani province. The suspects were carrying cash 2,500 THB, ya-ice packed in a small clear plastic bag, weight 0.57 grams. They were both detained for further investigation.
Police Lieutenant Vitsanu Chaisuwan said since some time they had planned to arrest Mr Philipot Vincent a suspected drug dealer.
The plan to capture Mr Philipot to was use under cover police agents pretending to buy ya-ice worth 2,000 THB from Mr Philipot at an apartment in Soi Jeerapol (Soi PP).
Later Mr Philipot was caught red handed with ya-ice and cash for the drugs. After inspecting the room various drug paraphernelia were found.
Further arrests were made . First: Miss Supaksorn in front of the 7-11 at Soi Jeerapol in Soi Bua Khao carrying methampetamine and 2,500 THB in cash. Thereafter in a nearby rented room the police found Mr Kampol her husband in the room together with ya-ice and drug paraphernelia.
Upon investigation Miss Supaksorn confessed that she was a prostitute working on Pattaya beach and her husband a motorcycle-taxi rider in Soi Bua Khao. In need of more money the couple bought ya-ice from a dealer for 20,000 THB which they divided it a small portion to sell to foreigners and Thais. This had been going on for a long time and they were also addicted to ya-ice. The urine drug test found them both positive. The three suspects confessed that they both sell and take ya-ice. All three were detained for further investigation.