Drug Smuggling

Here's A Mind-Bending Use For A Foreskin...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle drugs into prison in his penis. Kenneth Dixon was visiting his brother-in-law at a p...

Convicted Drugs Mule In Peru Jail Could Serve Rest Of Sentence In UK

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK

Convicted drugs mule Melissa Reid could serve the rest of her sentence in the UK as Peru seeks a jail transfer. The 20-year-old may return home in the...

Anything To Declare? Yeah Just This Four Stone Squash (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

Authorities have confiscated a four stone squash after it was illegally imported into Britain. The less-than-discreet vegetable – measuring four...

Justice Must Not Be Dulled By Wrinkles

Jemma Wayne | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

The time has come for the role of international courts to evolve and take a greater part. Our own governments must facilitate and demand this. And respond to humanitarian need. If the question is 'are we our brother's keeper?' the answer must be a resounding 'yes'.

British Soldier Charged For Coke Smuggling

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A serving British soldier has been charged with trying to smuggle 11lb (5kg) of cocaine through Heathrow Airport. Private Daryl Archer, 26, based a...

Cocaine Found In Banana Crates At Aldi Stores

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Supermarkets in Berlin had an unusual special offer this week. Aldi workers were left rather surprised when they found huge shipments of cocaine hi...

Vet Who Stitched Packets Of Heroin Into Live Puppies Is Arrested

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A vet who surgically implanted packets of liquid heroin in the bodies of live puppies has been arrested. The Colombian man – named by Spanish po...

Peru Drugs Mule Pair Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum Receive Six Year Sentences

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum, the two British women accused of drug smuggling in Peru, have been given jail terms of six years and eight months...

Royal Navy Veteran Dies From Drink Used By Drug Smugglers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Royal Navy veteran has died after drinking a pear drink which police believe drug smugglers may have used to bring cocaine into the country from the...

WATCH: Cannabis Cat Is Unmasked As A Drug Mule

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

A crafty cat has been caught smuggling cannabis into a Moldovan prison – via bags tied to his collar. The grey and white feline aroused suspicio...

Border Agency Shambles Again As Drug Smuggling Alerts Deleted

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

Good news for drug smugglers targeting Britain - the UK border agency has managed to delete more than 649,000 potential alerts on banned goods arrivin...

This Probably Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

Posted 11.11.2013 | UK

This attempt to smuggle drugs will go down in the rubbish criminal hall of fame. Canadian Tabitha Leah Ritchie, 28, was apparently caught at Colomb...

Drugs Bust Pair 'Formally Charged'

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Two women arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle cocaine worth £1.5 million out of Peru have been formally charged, prosecutors have said. Mic...

LOOK: Cat Caught Smuggling Mobile Phones Into Russian Prison

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

A cat has been apprehended sneaking into a Russian prison with mobile phones and chargers taped to its body. The black and white feline was caught...

Briton Sentenced To Death For Drug Smuggling Named

PA | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

A British man sentenced to death in Egypt for smuggling drugs has been named by sources as pensioner Charles Raymond Ferndale. The 74-year-old was ...

Drug Smuggling Grandmother Loses High Court Battle

PA | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford has lost a High Court battle over a UK government refusal to fund her appeal against a death sentence imposed by...

Former Soldiers Jailed For Smuggling Guns And Drugs

Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

Four former soldiers and a fifth man have been sentenced to a total of 50 years in prison for smuggling guns, ammunition and drugs into the country, a...

Two Britons Face Death Sentence In Indonesia

PA | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Lindsay Sandiford is the second British citizen to be sentenced to death for drug offences in Indonesia in recent months, according to human rights ca...

Heroin Smuggler Jailed Over Haul Valued At More Than £2M

PA | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

A drugs smuggler who was caught trying to bring £700,000 of heroin through a UK airport has been jailed for 16 years, Border Force has said. The a...

British Academic Jailed For Drug Smuggling In 'Honeytrap Sting'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

An Oxford-educated academic has been jailed for almost five years after being caught with two kilograms of cocaine at an Argentinian airport in a hone...

Drug Smugglers Slip Up As Banana Plot Is Foiled

Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

Border Force officers at Heathrow have seized cocaine with a street value of £750,000 that was hidden in the skins of plantains. The banana-like f...

Multimillion-Pound Cocaine Smuggling Route Smashed

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

A multimillion-pound cocaine smuggling route between South America and the UK has been closed down, the Border Force has said. Officers believe the...

Border Force Foil £2m Drug Smugglers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

Two attempts to smuggle drugs, including nearly 80lb (36kg) of heroin, into the UK have been foiled by Border Force officials. A Czech lorry was he...

Men Caught In Anti-Terror Raids In Court Over Drug Smuggling Charges

PA | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

Three men appeared in court on Saturday charged following a counter-terrorism investigation into a network suspected of smuggling a banned stimulant d...

£350,000 Worth Of Cocaine Found In Tubs Of Chocolate

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

Thousands of pounds worth of cocaine has been found hidden inside tubs of chocolate at Gatwick Airport. A 16-year-old girl and a woman were detaine...