Bury St Edmunds: Solider Charged With Trying To Smuggle Drugs

10 January 2014, 14:45

A soldier from Bury St Edmunds has been charged after border officers at Heathrow Airport seized five kilos of cocaine.

26 year old Daryl Archer, who's based at Colchester barracks in Essex, was arrested at the airport on Wednesday after arriving from Sao Paulo in Brazil.

The case was referred to the National Crime Agency's Border Policing Command and Archer was later charged with attempting to import a class A drug.

He's due to appear at Isleworth Crown Court on January the 23rd.

A Home Office spokesperson said:
 
"In making this seizure Border Force officers have prevented a substantial amount of class A drugs reaching the streets of the UK."

Loose Women Male Stars Nude Campaign

TV's Biggest Hunks Rival Loose Women's Cheeky Body Confidence Campaign

Benedict Cumberbatch thinking emoji

Viewers Were Baffled By Benedict Cumberbatch's BBC Drama

Nick Knowles is releasing an album

Nick Knowles Is Releasing An Album And We Were Not Expecting This

Jessica Ennis Second Child Asset

Jessica Ennis Welcomes Her Second Child And The Name Is Adorable!