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Former Miss Teen Thailand Arrested For Drugs

Bangkok, Wed Sep 20 2017
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On Tuesday, September 19, Former Miss Teen Thailand 2006 Amy Amelia Jacobs was arrested after 191 police raided her home and found her in possession of drugs.

Her boyfriend Punyawat Hiruntecha, 40, was also arrested after 191 Patrol and Special Operation Divison raided a house at Chaiyapruek housing estate on Sukhaphibarn 5 road in Saimai district shortly after midnight.

The raid followed the arrest of ‘Nat’ alias ‘Benz’ near Soi Sukhonthasawat, Lat Phrao last night with 0.6 gramme of “Ice” or crystal methamphetamine. He later confessed to the police that he bought the drug from Punyawat.para-A sting operation was then plotted by 191 police to buy drugs from Punyawat which led them to the house owned by the former Miss Teen Thailand. At the house, police said they found Amy and Punyawat inside. A search later found 70 grammes of Ice and 16 Ecstasy pills, a digital weighing machine and equipment for smoking drugs.

Punyawat confessed to being in the drug trade for a year. He said he had bought 100 grammes of Ice from a friend at 40,000 baht, and re-sold it at 800 baht a gramme.

While Amy claimed she was not a drug dealer, just a drug user. She said she never bought drugs and the drugs she used were given to her by friends in the same profession. She said she has been addicted to drugs for about a year.

Both will be charged for having drugs under Category 1 in possession and for use.

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