Saturday, October 23, 2021

1 Million Yaba Tabs Seized in Nonthaburi Bust

Two were arrested in the bust.

The fight against yaba smuggling and distribution in Thailand marches on. The latest battle won? In Nonthaburi, where officers intercepted a major shipment of a drug trafficking network.

Two were arrested in the seizure. Mr. Siva Sriwan, 25 years old and Mr. Supasin Sukson, 23 years old. They’re accused of transporting a category 1 narcotic with intent to distribute.

Three vehicles were also seized in the bust. The raid took place at a home in Nonthaburi after an investigation of drug trafficking by this network.

The yaba was stashed away inside the vehicles waiting to be sold and distributed throughout Nonthaburi. Approximately 998,000 tabs of yaba were found in the back seat area of one of the vehicles.

Defend independent crime reporting in Thailand.
Stay informed with weekly digests of top crime stories & original reports. No selling, no spam!

My take: I’m working on a project now where I calculate a rough estimate of the number of drug busts and the amount of narcotics seized throughout Thailand in a given time period.

I’m not exactly sure the best way to go about it, but part of it will be to document busts like these throughout Thailand by setting up search parameters that pick up any news article with yaba busts — or other narcotics.

Be on the lookout for this project soon.

Source: https://เรื่องจริงผ่านเลนส์.com/archives/276724

Special Note about Facebook

My personal profile on Facebook was completely nuked — BOOM, just deleted with no warning. This isn’t just a Facebook jail sentence. I was completely banned from the platform.

12+ years of connections, networking, content, the whole works is just poof gone.

So look, if you came to this page from Facebook, and you’d like to continue to read True Crime Thailand content in the event that my group and page are taken off the platform (it’s inevitable), then I only ask that you sign up to my newsletter.

I do not spam. I only use it to send out a weekly digest of the best crime news in Thailand, along with original reports that I write — about once a week, too.

You can sign up here:

Thailand's Daily Crime Pill is to be taken with a splash of soda, a tall Chang, a cuppa tea, or coffee - the choice be yours. And it's free, just trade your email and you get the good stuff straight to your inbox.

Are you on Telegram?

So are we.

Here’s a link to the True Crime Thailand Telegram channel where we can get the stories that matter the most out in the most direct and efficient way without the interference of Big Tech: Click Here for Telegram Channel

Latest Posts

Bangkok chemsex party ends in steamy bust: meth and COVID-19 found.

Saunas, meth, and covid -- oh my! 60 party-goers were arrested in the raid, most have pleaded guilty to a variety of crimes. But...

Keep your ear to the ground.

The whole picture of the Golden Triangle narcotics trade will never be known -- all we have are incomplete pictures.

Scarface in Pattaya: Chinese National Shoots 2 Royal Thai Police

It takes serious cojones to confront somebody that you very well know is armed and dangerous.