PATTAYA -Russian National Sergey Buchakov, 33 has been arrested and faces narcotics charges and deportation after being caught with both marijuana and a long-expired visa.
The Pattaya Mail reported that Mr.Sergey Buchakov was picked up by Chonburi Immigration Police at the Jomtien Season House. A search of his room and baggage uncovered a small bag of marijuana.
Upon inspection of his Russian’s passport immigration officials discovered he had overstayed his visa by 354 days.
He entered Thailand on Sept. 5, 2014 and only had been permitted to stay three months.
He was charged with possession of a Category 5 drug and will be processed for legal charges and deportation.