Suspected Swedish Drug Manufacturer Detained in Bangkok

The Thai Police’s drug unit in Bangkok Thursday afternoon interviewed the Swedish national Kim Roger Eriksson, who is suspected for producing the illegal drug “Ya Ice” at his home in Rayong.

ScandAsia talked to Kim Roger Eriksson just before the police started their interview. Kim explained that a friend of his called Thomas was teaching him how to make amphetamine and then suddenly after two days he left. And then all of sudden the police showed up at his address in Rayong.

Seated in a waiting room at the police office in Northern Bangkok Kim Roger Eriksson seemed quiet calm about the situation.

Police raid in Rayong
Yesterday Thai Police’s narcotic department from Bangkok carried out a police raid at Kim Roger Eriksson’s home in Rayong and found a well equipped laboratory for producing the illegal drug “Ya Ice,” reports Thai Channel 3 showing footage of the arrest and alleged drug lab.


The Swedish citizen has been transferred to a police office in Northern Bangkok, where he Thursday afternoon was interviewed by the police.

No bail option
At the police office in Bangkok they say Kim Roger Eriksson will be put in front of a judge Friday before noon. And after that he will be held in custody at a prison in Bangkok while his case will be investigated further. And in his kind of case there is no possibility of being bailed out explains the police officer.

Alleged Hells Angels
According to several Thai media the Swedish national is a member of the criminal group Hells Angels.

The embassy knows nothing
The Swedish embassy in Bangkok confirmed Thursday afternoon that a Swedish national has been arrested, but for now they don’t have any further information:
“We got a call from the Thai police that a Swede was arrested, but we are still waiting for the police report.”

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