Russian arrested for drug dealing in Pattaya

Russian arrested for drug dealing in Pattaya

Immigration police pose with Russian suspect Donat Gevorgizov and drugs and other items seized from his condominium room in Pattaya Klang area, Chon Buri, on Tuesday night. (Photo by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)
Immigration police pose with Russian suspect Donat Gevorgizov and drugs and other items seized from his condominium room in Pattaya Klang area, Chon Buri, on Tuesday night. (Photo by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

CHON BURI: Immigration police arrested a 35-year-old Russian man in Pattaya on Tuesday night on charges of drug dealing and a lengthy overstay.

Pol Col Songprote Sirisukha, chief of immigration police of Chon Buri province, said Donat Gevorgizov was arrested in Pattaya Klang area following tips that he had held parties and sold drugs to tourists there.

A search of the suspect's room at a condominium on Soi Arunothai in Pattaya Klang area found 1.25 grammes of crystal meth, or "ice", 1.46 kilogrammes of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Police also found out the suspect had overstayed his visa by 576 days.


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