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Smugglers on jet ski brought cocaine into town

PUBLISHED: 14:30 30 October 2020 | UPDATED: 14:30 30 October 2020

The lifeboat which initially helped the two jet skiers on. PHOTO: Mick Howles

The lifeboat which initially helped the two jet skiers on. PHOTO: Mick Howles

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Two men who tried to smuggle drugs into a Suffolk town on a jet ski in September are due to be sentenced in December.

Officers from Lowestoft, along with the coastguard, lifeboats and Border Force, found two men on a jet ski off the Suffolk coast on September 3.

They were searched and arrested before being taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

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Before Ipswich Crown Court on Friday (October 30) for a plea hearing via a prison video link were Steven Brogan, 36, and Anthony Reilly, 33, both of Skelmersdale in Lancashire.

They both pleaded guilty to importing cocaine on September 3 this year and will be sentenced in December 9.

Judge Rupert Overbury remanded them in custody.


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