Coke King Dethroned
Canadian drug dealer arrested
Chonburi police investigator Police Lt. Colonel Chaigrit Tonginn and his team made an announcement on the morning of the 11th July about the arrest of a major drug dealer and his partner. Greg Warner (alias Andrew Barber) aged 33 from Canada and Miss Anusara Ronpimai aged 24 were presented to the Media with evidence of a large amount of class 1 and 5 drugs including cocaine and marijuana, rounds of ammunition, a number of passports and 1 million baht cash.
The two had been under police surveillance for some time after a tip off that they were selling drugs to tourists in Pattaya and especially Jomtien where they have lived in luxury accommodation for the past 3 years from the spoils of their lucrative drug business. A search warrant was obtained and police swooped on their house in Soi 6 Pratamnak where Warner/Barber and Ronpimai were found with 3 foreign friends all under the influence of drugs. Besides a large amount of drugs, police seized a car, a number of motorbikes and items worth 10 million baht. Whilst in custody the couple tried to bribe the police with 1 million baht to drop the case; this was also seized and they were also charged with bribery on top of the major drug offences.
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