COPS MAKE HUGE COCAINE SEIZURE
Scotland Yard said today it had made its largest ever seizure of cocaine.
The haul - 180 packages weighing 168kg (370lb) - was found in a storage
unit crate in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
Detectives uncovered the drugs after seizing 500kg (1,102lb) of cannabis at
Tilbury Docks, Essex.
The drugs are believed to have a combined street value of about UKP 10m.
Police believe both the cannabis and cocaine arrived in the UK by ship from
The drugs would have flooded onto the streets of London and the Home
Counties and would have become part of the crack cocaine market, detectives
Two people - a 33-year-old women from Islington, London, and a 41-year-old
man from Stoke Newington, London - have been charged with conspiracy to
supply cocaine and cannabis.