Norwegian drug addict arrested following incident in Jomtien Guest House.
Police were called to the Viking Guesthouse located on Jomtien Beach late on Friday Night following reports of a guest who was attempting to start a fire inside his room. Police soon arrived and made their way to a 2nd floor room occupied by Mr. Jan Even Tretnes aged 44 from Norway who has a history of possession of Yabba and was arrested back in January with 3 Yabba Tablets by Pattaya Police. On this occasion evidence of drug consumption was found inside the room and Police suspect he had once again been smoking the class 1 drug. He was confused and appeared to be hallucinating. Mr. Tretnes, who has been living here in Thailand on-and-off for more than 10 years and speaks Thai, was taken to the Police Station again and was charged with class1 drug consumption offences.
Pattaya One News
Saturday 18th October 2008.