Trio charged over £1m trafficking ring

THREE men have been charged over a cocaine trafficking operation.Police in Cambridgeshire stopped a lorry carrying seven kilograms of the Class A drug valued at £1million in East Tilbury.

THREE men have been charged over a cocaine trafficking operation.

Police in Cambridgeshire stopped a lorry carrying seven kilograms of the Class A drug valued at £1million in East Tilbury on Friday morning.

Today they revealed they had charged the trio with conspiring to supply cocaine.

The charges followed a string of arrests across Essex and Cambridgeshire.

The men charged are a 60-year-old from East Tilbury and a 27-year-old and 37-year-old from St Neots in Cambridgeshire.

Four other men have been bailed pending further enquiries.