1. Dear Drugs-Forum readers: We are a small non-profit that runs one of the most read drug information & addiction help websites in the world. We serve over 4 million readers per month, and have costs like all popular websites: servers, hosting, licenses and software. To protect our independence we do not run ads. We take no government funds. We run on donations which average $25. If everyone reading this would donate $5 then this fund raiser would be done in an hour. If Drugs-Forum is useful to you, take one minute to keep it online another year by donating whatever you can today. Donations are currently not sufficient to pay our bills and keep the site up. Your help is most welcome. Thank you.

Three Amsterdam Men Claim Themselves Innocent in Ambulance Drug-Trafficking Incident

  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    Three men have denied helping to smuggle a multimillion-pound haul of drugs into the UK in an ambulance. Leonardus Bijlsma, Dennis Vogelaar and Richard Engelsbel, all from Amsterdam or nearby in the Netherlands, denied a joint charge of conspiracy to smuggle.

    They were charged in June after cocaine and heroin were found in a Dutch-registered ambulance in Smethwick in the West Midlands.

    Olaf Schoon, 38, from Hoofddorp, will enter a plea on 6 November. He was arrested at the same time as the others.

    Mr Bijlsma, 55, Mr Vogelaar, 28, and Mr Engelsbel, 51, are also alleged to have conspired with Mr Schoon and others to import drugs over the period between April 2014 and June 2015.

    The men appeared at Birmingham Crown Court and were remanded in custody to face trial on 16 November.

    BBC/Oct. 2, 2015
    Newshawk Crew

    Author Bio

    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.


To make a comment simply sign up and become a member!