More drug suspects held
The police's local crackdown on drugs is paying off with the number of arrests made last month totalling 24.
Friday 4 March 2011, 01:47AM
Tah Chatchai Police arrested five men travelling in from other provinces and charged them with possession of drugs on February 28.
The latest arrests brought the total held in February to 24.
Police intercepted a metered taxi driven by two men from central Thailand. Police said they found 38 grams of crystal methamphetamine, injection needles and seven mobile phones in the car.
The men said they had once been drug users but what was allegedly found in their car was not theirs.
Another car with three men from Trang Province was also stopped the same day and police said they found 17.29 grams of crystal methamphetamine in the car.
Photo by Tah Chatchai Police