Assistant village chief busted with three.eight million meth drugs

An assistant village chief has been arrested in Mae Chan district of Chiang Rai for alleged drug trafficking after Chiang Rai police seized three.eight million meth pills and 1 kilogramme of ketamine. The commander of the Chiang Rai Provincial Police announced the drug bust yesterday.
The 45 yr old assistant Ban Pha Bue village chief in Mae Fa Luang district was caught with the almost 4 million meth pills and massive stash of ketamine after police received a tip-off. After receiving word that a large shipment of meth drugs was expected to reach at Phahon Yothin Road from Mae Fa Luang district that sits on the Thai-Burmese border, police investigated additional and located the man.
Police arrange checkpoints alongside the route before sighting a suspicious mini-caravan of 2 pickup vehicles and a motorbike. The vans and motorbike have been stopped in tambon Mae Rai on the local village highway.
Steal – the motorcyclist and one pickup truck driver – fled after being stopped and managed to flee arrest. The remaining pickup truck was searched, uncovering not only the hundreds of thousands of meth tablets and ketamine stash but also a 9mm pistol in addition to ATM cards and cell phone banking records.
The meth tablets the assistant village chief was transporting have been linked to a drug trafficking ring that’s based simply on the opposite aspect of the Burmese border in Ban Pha Khao. The city is simply across the border from Mae Fah Luang district in Thailand.
The assistant village chief has now been charged with illegally possessing narcotics with intent to promote in addition to expenses of carrying a gun in public with out permission..