CHIANG RAI – Police have arrested two men and seized 496,000 methamphetamine pills and 31 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine in Chiang Rai province.
The arrests took place after police became suspicious about two pickup trucks travelling on the Thoeng-Chiang Rai road in Thoeng district. They followed the two vehicles and signalled the drivers to stop for a search in front of Wiangthoen school at Ban Wiang Tai in tambon Wiang.
They found the illegal drugs, with a street price of about 150 million baht, hidden in the pickup trucks.
The two drivers, Charoon Kamnoi and Prasong Saen-arthit, were arrested on charges of trafficking in illegal drugs