living in the ‘Land of Smiles’

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Pattaya – Two Americans Caught With “Ya-Ice” and Ganja

Via: Pattaya Daily News

Pol. Lt. Col. Paksuwat Chomthanom, the head of Chonburi Provincial Transnational Crime Suppression Center and Banglamung police arrested Mr. Hans Hendric Ryman age 65, American national, passport # 450644595 in possession of ya-ice (methamphetamine) , weight 1 g, drug paraphernalia and one stick of cigarette mixed with ganja (cannabis; a.k.a. marijuana).

Mr. Ryman’s urine test was positive.

Mr. David Jerome, age 62, nationality American tested positive in the urine drug screening.

The police armed with an arrest warrant entered room # 406, 6th floor, Pattaya Tower on Soi 4, Beach road and found Mr. Hans Hendric Ryman and Mr. David Jerome, the two suspects and ya-ice, ganja and drug paraphernalia hidden behind the wardrobe.

Pol. Lt. Col. Paksuwat Chomthanom said that all the drugs belonged to Mr. Hans Henric Ryman who had bought the drugs to consume them with his American friends.

Their urine samples were sent to Banglamung hospital for further lab tests.

The police accused two American citizens of illegal possession of crystal methamphetamine and ganja.

Mr. Hans Hendric Ryman and Mr. David Jerome were sent to Pattaya police station to be further investigated and prosecuted according to the law.



Bang Kwang Central Prison (Bangkok Hilton)

Bang Kwang Central Prison is a men’s prison in Nonthaburi Province, Thailand, located at the Chao Phraya River about 7 miles north of Bangkok.

The prison houses many foreign prisoners. It is a harsh prison which handles death row and long-sentence prisoners. All prisoners are required to wear leg irons for the first three months of their sentences. Death row inmates have their leg irons permanently welded on.

Prisoners receive one bowl of rice in vegetable soup each day. Other food must be purchased from the prison canteen. The prison works on a chit system. Each prisoner has an account with the canteen. Poor prisoners do chores for wealthier prisoners and prison guards to earn money for food. Some British and Lebanese prisoners receive extra money per month from charities. The British Embassy also provides food and vitamins for their prisoners. Prisoners are provided with cooking facilities and gas for the stoves is provided by the prison.

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