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Amazing footage shows customs unload record-breaking £66.5m drugs haul

This astonishing footage captures the moment police discovered a record-breaking drugs haul – paving the way for a continental trafficking gang to be brought crashing down.
The £66.5m heroin and cocaine find was the climax of months of work carried out…


Walton inmate among continental smuggling gang jailed over record £66.5m drugs bust

A Walton inmate and men from Southport and Ormskirk were jailed after a record-breaking £66m drugs bust uncovered a continental trafficking plot[1].
Their mega-delivery of cocaine and heroin was destined to cause misery on the streets of the UK before …


Drugs baron who flooded region with heroin and cocaine from his Hale home is jailed for 25 years

A former nightclub bouncer who flooded the region with cocaine and heroin from his home in Hale has been jailed for 25 years.
Julian Solomon was one of eight men sentenced for their role in a complex operation that eventually ended when a £66.5m haul o…