Jailed lorry driver had £3m cocaine haul hidden in cab

Jailed lorry driver had £3m cocaine haul hidden in cab
 

A Thornton lorry driver caught trying to smuggle a £3m cocaine shipment into to the UK has been jailed for 16 years.
Philip Karl Green, 45, of Rydal Avenue, Thornton, was stopped by Border Force officers at Immingham dock as he arrived on a ferry from Esbjerg in Denmark on 25 April 2015.
Concealed under the bunk bed in his cab were around 30 tape-wrapped packages. Forensic analysis showed each contained a kilo of cocaine, between 50 and 60 per cent pure.
In interviews with National Crime Agency officers Green refused to answer any questions. He later claimed that he had been under duress to... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 41
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