1.6 tonnes of cannabis seized at North-East port

CANNABIS with an estimated street value of £7m has been seized at a North-East port.

Around 1.6 tonnes of the drug was hidden in a truck carrying lip balm which was stopped in North Shields.

The lorry was on a ferry from Amsterdam to Tyneside when it was intercepted by Border Force officials on Wednesday (November 14).

A 25-year-old Dutch man has appeared before Newcastle Magistrates’ Court charged with importation of a Class B drug.

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10:33pm Fri 16 Nov 12

frankyboy says...

I'll give Customs £500 for it. Cash.
I'll give Customs £500 for it. Cash. frankyboy
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7:51pm Sat 17 Nov 12

moltke says...

This is customs frankyboy...

give us your address and we will call round and deliver it...at 5am tomorrow....

:-)
This is customs frankyboy... give us your address and we will call round and deliver it...at 5am tomorrow.... :-) moltke
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