Russian Marijuana Mail-Order Business shut-down by Pattaya Police

PATTAYA: — Pattaya Police have shut-down an International Marijuana Mail-Order business allegedly run by 3 Russians.

On Monday Morning at Chonburi Police Headquarters, Police Major General Nittipong, the Provincial Police Commander held a press conference and confirmed the arrest of 3 Russians and 2 Thai females, in connection with the drug distribution network.

Police were first alerted to a problem when the Thai Postal Service intercepted a number of packages destined for Russia, at the Airport in Bangkok. The parcels originated from Pattaya and were packed full of Marijuana, a class 5 drug in Thailand.

Pattaya Police took over the investigation and arrested two Russians, Mr. Georgy Nyushkov aged 28 and Mr. Aleksei Druzhinin aged 30 in South Pattaya. Police escorted the men to their rented apartment in Soi Bongkot where a third man, Mr. Aleksei Samokhin aged 26, was arrested.

A search of the apartment uncovered 17kg of Marijuana,...

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