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Liverpudlian arrested after suspected £10m heroin haul

Liverpudlian arrested after suspected £10m heroin haul

Monday 09 September 2019

Liverpudlian arrested after suspected £10m heroin haul

A man from Liverpool has been arrested after Customs found 10kg of drugs believed to be heroin worth £10million concealed in the fuel tank of a vehicle.

Alexander Daniel Cullen (29) has been charged with importing the drugs and is due to appear before the Magistrate’s Court this morning.

In a statement released this morning, Customs and Immigration said that the drugs were seized from a vehicle that arrived in Jersey on the Condor Liberation from Poole on Saturday 7 September.

Tests are now being run on the drugs, with Customs stating that they believe the haul to be heroin.

If it is, they say the Class A consignment could have a street value in Jersey of up to £10million – equivalent to five times the overall value of drugs seized in 2018.

Anyone with further information about suspected drug smuggling can make a report via the Customs Freephone 0800 735 5555 and speak to an Officer “in complete confidence.”

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Posted by Salman Zaman on
I must strongly protest about the headline, introducing this news.
It is of absolutely no relevance, where the alleged offender is from.
This kind of reporting perpetuates racial and regional stereotypes and should be condemned in the strongest terms.
The Bailiwick Express should acknowledge this and immediately issue a statement to this effect.
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