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Man in court after seizure of 7,500 MDMA tablets and cocaine

Man in court after seizure of 7,500 MDMA tablets and cocaine

Monday 20 March 2023

Man in court after seizure of 7,500 MDMA tablets and cocaine

Monday 20 March 2023


A 60-year-old man who arrived in Jersey on a Condor ferry from Poole has been charged with smuggling 500g of cocaine and around 7,500 ecstasy tablets believed to be worth £335,000 into the island.

Jeffrey George Witsey, from London, was charged with importation on Saturday 18 March.

The street value of the drugs was around £335,000. He was remanded in custody and will appear in the Royal Court on 26 May.



In a separate charge, Shaun Halliwell (39), from Manchester, was accused of importing around 80g of cocaine and a small amount of cannabis through the airport on Thursday evening on a flight from the city.

The street value of the cocaine was approximately £18,000.

He was also remanded in custody and will appear before the Royal Court on 15 May.

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