Rural Royal Thai Police pick up truck in Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom province

Two drug traffickers, including one American, arrested in Thailand

SA KAEO, May 8 — Two alleged drug traffickers, including an American, have been apprehended in separate incidents after officials seized a large amount of drugs in their possession, police said Sunday.

The 58-year-old US citizen identified as Peter B. Sargent was arrested at Aranyaprathet border checkpoint in Sa Kaeo province after Thai rangers, immigration and tourist police found 17.72 grammes of dried marijuana, 160 packets of foreign cigarettes and 8,043 stimulant and painkiller pills allegedly in his possession, police said.

Source: MCOT

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    Philip Kirschner

    All i can say, is at least this criminal drug runner will be going to jail for a real crime and for all the right reasons and not a percieved crime.

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