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Customs seize drug haul at port

PUBLISHED: 13:58 23 November 2001 | UPDATED: 10:53 03 March 2010

CUSTOMS officers in Harwich have charged a man following the seizure of two kilos of what is thought to be cocaine at Harwich International Port.

Frederich Wilhelm, a 41-year-old Dutchman from Rotterdam, was arrested after customs officers discovered the drugs in a Silver Mercedes car following the arrival of the morning ferry from the Hook of Holland.

CUSTOMS officers in Harwich have charged a man following the seizure of two kilos of what is thought to be cocaine at Harwich International Port.

Frederich Wilhelm, a 41-year-old Dutchman from Rotterdam, was arrested after customs officers discovered the drugs in a Silver Mercedes car following the arrival of the morning ferry from the Hook of Holland. The drugs have an estimated street value of £126,000.

Wilhelm was interviewed and charged and has been remanded in custody to reappear at Colchester Magistrates Court next Friday.


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