Lorry driver who hid £1m of cocaine in cab jailed for nine years


 

A Lithuanian lorry driver has been jailed for nine years after being found guilty of smuggling 24 kilos of cocaine worth £1m into the UK in his cab. Robertas Trimailovas, aged 46, of Alytus, Lithuania, was stopped at Dover’s Eastern Docks on 5 April this year. Border Force officers searched the cab of the Lithuanian-registered lorry and found the cocaine hidden in three separate spaces in the lining surrounding the driver’s bunk bed. The Border Force estimates the drugs would […]