SATTAHIP – May 10, 2012 [PDN]; Pol. Maj. Gen. Jamnong Rattanakul, Commissioner, Chonburi province with Pol. Col. Suvicharn Yarnkittikul and Pol. Col. Chonnapat Nawalak, Sattahip police station. Pol. Lt. Col. Niphon Pomsanarm, Deputy Superintendent and Pol.Lt. Col. Prakorb Saengpring and a team of detectives reported the arrest of “Look Nu” gang operating in Sattahip.
Sattahip police arrested 17 suspects and seized 2,687 amphetamine tablets, 23.65 grams of ya-ice, 9 motorbikes, and 12 mobile phones.
The police was tipped about a delivery of amphetamine tablets on Soi Bonkai Moo 5 in Sattahip.
At the location the police arrested Mr. Sathit “Arm” Chomvilai age 22, and Ms. “Rat” age 17, his girl friend, address 28/29 Soi Yangngarm Moo 6, Sattahip, Chonburi province. They were on their way to deliver 30 amphetamine tablets to customers
Later the police seized 2,489 amphetamine tablets hidden in the ceiling of the bed room. Totally 15 more suspects were arrested: Mr. Suriya, aka “Yo” Klangvijit age 24 in possession of 176 amphetamine tablets and 23.65 g of ya-ice, Ms. Naruemol or “Nick” Vongjan age 22, with 22 amphetamine tablets, Mr. Prasit Panyaem age 30 with 1.50 g of ya-ice , Mr. Aekkasit or “Tum” age 31, with 1 amphetamine tablet, Mr. Pramual Janbudda age 39, with 1 amphetamine tablet, Mr. Prapoj “Nui” Parnprasert age 18, with 2 amphetamine tablets, Mr. Rapeepat or “Art” Suksawang age 22 with 1 amphetamine tablet, Ms. Sunisa or “Toey” Kaewphanom age 21 with 1 amphetamine tablet, Mr. Kittiphon or “Ord” Tororn, age 38 with 3 amphetamine tablets, Mr. Veerachart or “Nid” Viset, age 34 with 2 amphetamine tablets, Mr. Thanee or “Ta” Hiranrat age 29 with 1 amphetamine tablet, Mr. Thanchanok or Koong Ruaylae age 31 with 1 amphetamine tablet, Ms. “Jenny” age 16, with 5 amphetamine tablets, Mr. “Tao”, age 17 with 2 amphetamine tablets and Ms. “Kee” age 17 with 1 amphetamine tablet.
Pol. Col. Chonnapat Nawalak, Sattahip police, said that the “Look Nu” drug dealing gang in Sattahip area is led by Mr. Sathit or “Arm Chomvilai” an ex-prisoner who was was jailed for a drug offense but just released. He was ordained into monkhood before coming back and connecting with the old the prison drug network. Thereafter started to sell drugs to friends and teenagers again.
Mr. Yai or “M Bang”, an inmate of Chonburi prison took orders through via mobile phone inside the prison.
Mr. Sathit would then distribute the amphetamine tables and ya-ice to different locations for the agents to collect them and sell them onwards.
Later the money from the drug sales was transferred to the account of Mr. “M Bang”.
The last order was for 4,000 amphetamine tablets which they sold for almost 1 million THB.
The police seized all the assets, related evidence and coordinated with Chonburi prison to interrogate prisoner, drug dealer “M Bang” in order to destroy “Look Nu” gang once and for all.