Swedish man charged for carrying gun and taking illegal drugs in Pattaya

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A 43-year-old Swedish man was arrested yesterday, 25 December 2022 on Pattaya Beach for possession of crystal meth and a loaded gun,and taking illegal drugs.

According to The Thaiger, the Pattaya police were suspicious of the foreign man’s backpacks before finding a Colt Defender .380 gun and a bag of crystal meth.

In addition, a report said that he was tested positive for an unconfirmed drug.

The Swedish man has now been charged with carrying a gun in public, possession of an unregistered firearm and ammunition, and taking illegal drugs.

It only has been a week before his case as he entered Thailand on 18 December 2022.

Source: https://thethaiger.com/hot-news/crime/police-ordered-not-to-name-nationalities-arrest-swedish-man-with-gun-and-meth

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One Comment on “Swedish man charged for carrying gun and taking illegal drugs in Pattaya”

  1. That’s awful. He’s carrying a concealed firearm and drugs ! Hope he enjoys his stay in the Thai prison. Cold showers and lots of new friends.

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