Two men have been sentenced for their roles in bringing up to $4 million worth of drugs from Sydney to Darwin hidden in a fire extinguisher in a truck.
Jeffrey Blume, 32, and Erin Pennell, 34, both from New South Wales, pleaded guilty to supplying a commercial quantity of methylamphetamine.
Blume and another man organised 896 grams of the drug to be delivered to Pennell, a long-distance truck driver.
Pennell drove it to Darwin concealed in a fire extinguisher in the cab of his prime mover.
The men met at a Cullen Bay apartment and were later arrested by police.
The drugs were worth between $160,000 and $4 million, depending on how they were sold.
Blume will have to spend at least two-and-a-half years in jail.
Pennell was handed a three-year suspended sentence on the condition that he stay in drug rehabilitation for 12 months.
By Alison Middleton
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