Hidden agent traps smugglers

TWO men who used a boat to smuggle drugs from France were caught on their return to Jersey in the middle of the night by a customs officer hiding under an upturned dinghy, the Royal Court heard yesterday.

The case was heard in the Royal Court
The case was heard in the Royal Court

TWO men who used a boat to smuggle drugs from France were caught on their return to Jersey in the middle of the night by a customs officer hiding under an upturned dinghy, the Royal Court heard yesterday.

The two, aged 43 and 40, were found with cannabis and Subutex with a street value in excess of £30,000 on 28 July this year at St Catherine.

In the Royal Court yesterday (FRI)The 4-yearold was sentenced to 21 months’ jail, and his accomplice was ordered to complete 200 hours of community service and 18 months’ probation.