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Two British fugitives caught in Thailand

Two British men arrested in pattaya last week for violating the terms of there release from prison in a joint operation between Thai authorities and the uk’s national crime agency

Luke Michael Timmins , from Plymouth served half of his 40 month prison sentence for drug offences but then failed to abide by his release terms.

Timmins emerged in pattaya in september 2017 and thats when police started the investigation. He was pounced on by thai police in front of his thai girlfriend patchraporn mesri 26at a property in the nongprue area of the city on 15 august

After searching the property, police discovered almost 5 grams of cocaine. 

Following a urine test, Timmins and his girlfriend tested positive for cocaine and were charged possession of a category 2 drug.

The second brit who was arrested and also wanted for fleeing the UK, Daniel Hilton Wood, 28 was arrested at the same time at a nearby Buddhist temple as part of the same investigation. Wood was also wanted in the UK for breach of his release license. 

Police also allege that Timmins, Wood and at least two other foreign men were involved in the supply of cocaine to foreigners in Pattaya. 

Timmins is believed to be the son of a millionaire drug dealer Michael Timmins, who has previously been jailed for importing mephedrone into the UK hidden in light fittings.

The pair are expected to be deported from Thailand in the coming days. 

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