British Drug dealers arrested in Thailand

Thai Police successfully arrested 2 drug dealers from England during the same time. Police Colonel Dulyapat Dejpornchayasit and 20 police officers searched a home in Chonburi on the 20th of this month (August 2019) under the power of a search warrant issued by The Pattaya Court No.63/2562 on the 15th of this month.


The police surrounded the house before knocking on the door, a Thai woman named Cherman 24 years old answered the door, the police showed the search warrant before entering and found Luke Timmins 28 years old from England sleeping on the 2nd floor.


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Luke has an arrest warrant issued by the UK Ministry of Justice who has sent the notice to nations around the world warning that Luke is wanted on drug dealing charges. Police found 4 bags of cocaine inside Cherman’s handbag coming to a total of 3.71 grams and another bag of cocaine was found in a cabinet weighing 1.11 grams.


The evidence has been seized along with the home worth about 6 Million THB, Mitsubishi car, Honda motorbike, 3 savings account bank books, 2 gold bracelets, and a gold ring. Both Luke and Cherman tested positive for use of cocaine by Urinalysis. Luke stated that he purchased cocaine from a Thai man on Pattaya Walking Street for 2,500 THB per gram.


Luke is the son of Michael Timmins, who was in jail for 6 years after he smuggled Mephedrone into the UK. The Mephedrone was used to make 30 Kilograms of Bath Salts, also known as the Zombie drug.


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On the same day and during the same time, another team of police officers arrested Daniel Wood 29 years old from England after they were sent information that Daniel was selling drugs in Thailand. He was taking his wife to a temple in Mahasarakham Province at the time of the arrest.


Daniel had no illegal items on him, but he has overstayed his visa in Thailand since 17 October 2016. Daniel has an arrest warrant for smuggling drugs into the UK. He flew to Thailand and married a Thai woman and worked together with Luke selling drugs in Pattaya City.


Both of the men are also connected to Adrian Matthews from the Bandidos MC Gang in Pattaya. Adrian was arrested by the New Zealand Customs with evidence of Ice (Methamphetamine) worth about 17 Million USD in October 2017.


FB Caption:  Luke Timmins 28 years old and Daniel Wood 29 years old were arrested on the same day.


Source: Sanook