Cocaine and heroin found at Dover docks

Border Force officers are investigating after an estimated 107 kilos of cocaine and five kilos of heroin were seized at Dover’s Eastern Docks. The drugs, which have a street value running into millions of pounds, were discovered when officers stopped a Slovenian-registered lorry.

After questioning the driver officers, aided by a detector dog, searched the lorry and its load of metal and machinery. The drugs were found hidden in one of the trailer’s outside lockers.