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Not so cheap £3,000 bill for puppy smuggler stopped in Dover

Contributed by editor on Nov 22, 2017 - 07:55 AM


A man who imported four puppies illegally into the UK faces fines and costs totalling more than £3,000, following a prosecution by KCC Trading Standards.


UK Border Force officers seize cocaine worth £680,000 hidden in cola at port of Dover

Contributed by editor on Dec 20, 2016 - 06:15 PM

An attempt to smuggle 17 kilos of cocaine into the UK hidden amongst cans of cola has been foiled by Border Force officers at the port of Dover.

Dover 'Supercop' hailed after stopping criminal gangs smuggling stolen vehicles through the port

Contributed by editor on Nov 15, 2015 - 09:40 AM


PC Ian Thwaites has been hailed for his role in stopping criminal gangs from smuggling stolen vehicles across international borders through the Port of Dover.

Multi-million pound cigarette smuggler’s plan goes pear-shaped after being stopped in Dover

Contributed by editor on Nov 06, 2015 - 08:05 PM

A lorry driver who smuggled more than 147 million cigarettes, worth an estimated £32 million in lost duty, into the UK hidden behind crates of rotting pears, has been jailed for almost seven years.

550,000 litres of alcohol seized in Port of Dover operation

Contributed by editor on Jul 05, 2015 - 02:04 PM


HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reported that a six-week crackdown has resulted in more than 550,000 litres of beer, wine and spirits being seized at the port of Dover


Smuggler stopped in Dover is jailed after officers find £11million of drugs packed in Porsche

Contributed by editor on Jan 21, 2015 - 06:35 PM

A drug runner who used a specially adapted Porsche to smuggle class A drugs worth millions of pounds into the UK has been jailed for eight years, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency.

National Crime Agency probe after arrest in Dover of man found with drugs in three suitcases

Contributed by editor on Nov 03, 2014 - 07:50 PM

A man has appeared in court after Border Force officers at Dover's Eastern Docks seized approximately 25 litres of cocaine suspended in solution and 10 kilos of cannabis.

Man arrested after cocaine worth up to £200,000 is seized at Dover docks

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2014 - 06:25 AM

A German man has been arrested by Border Force officers at Dover's Eastern Docks on suspicion of smuggling class A drugs.

Border Agency seize £2m drugs from lorry at Dover

Contributed by editor on May 24, 2012 - 04:20 PM

UK Border Force officers have prevented drugs with an estimated street value of £2million from being smuggled into the UK through Dover.

Two jailed over £92,000 drugs smuggling attempt through Channel Tunnel

Contributed by editor on Feb 02, 2012 - 09:40 AM

Two Polish men have been sentenced to a total of four years and eight months in prison after pleading guilty to attempting to smuggle approximately 30 kilos of herbal cannabis and half a kilo of cannabis resin into the UK.

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