Drug dealing cop caught in Pattaya
- Published: 28/03/2013 at 04:03 PM
- Online news:
A police officer only two days away from promotion is now likely to be expelled from the force after he was found selling speed pills to teenagers, Springnewstv reported on Thursday.
Pol Snr Sgt Maj Samran Thaptimtess, 53, was arrested at his home in Pattaya with 95 methamphetamine tablets in his possession, the report said.
His apprehension follows the arrest of a 16-year-old boy who told police that he bought drugs from a man at R S House Bungalow. Pol Snr Sgt Maj Samran is the owner of the property.
Pol Snr Sgt Maj Samran admitted he bought the drugs from a dealer named Duang, according to a police report.
The report said he tested positive for drug use, and was just two days short of being promoted to the rank of Pol Sub Lt. He is likely to be fired instead.
The Chon Buri police chief confirmed the officer will be expelled from the force and the case against him expedited.
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