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Cocaine worth $23.5 million seized in Dover

Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 23, 2020
UK police have seized 190 kilograms (419 pounds) of cocaine with an estimated street value of £19 million ($23.5 million) at the port of Dover.
Port of Dover
The UK   Port of Dover
Three people were arrested following seizures from two separate trucks at the channel port, according to a press release from the National Crime Agency (NCA). Officers found 140 kilograms (309 pounds) of cocaine in a truck carrying a shipment of paper and card from the Netherlands, and 50 kilograms (110 pounds) in a second truck carrying toy building blocks.

Topics: Cocaine

The two seizures on Monday are not thought to be connected, according to the NCA.