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Woman in 50s caught with £800k worth at Heathrow Airport

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A woman has been charged with smuggling an industrial amount of cocaine into the UK via Heathrow Airport. Azra Williams, 58, of Mount Pleasant, Bilston, Wolverhampton, was stopped by UK Border Force officers after arriving from Montego Bay, Jamaica, on Saturday (December 23).


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They found 10 kilos of cocaine within the linings of a suit carrier inside one of her checked-in suitcases. The haul had a street value of £800,000 once waterdown down. She was duly charged with importing class A drugs.

Williams appeared before Uxbridge Magistrates on Boxing Day where she was remanded in custody to next appear before Isleworth Crown Court on 25 January.

NCA Branch Operations Manager Piers Phillips said: “NCA officers continue to work with our partners at Border Force over the festive period to make seizures like this and continue to disrupt the organised criminal groups involved in drug trafficking.”

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