The case involved the importation of 100 kilos of heroin at 100% purity, with a street value of andpound;14 million, a sentence of 30 years imposed upon a high middle-ranking participant in the conspiracy following trial was reduced from 30 years to 24 years, the sentence upon a less important mid-ranker who had pleaded guilty being reduced from 20 to 15 years.
 EWCA Crim 356
Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 170(2)(b)
England and Wales
Cited – Regina v Middelkoop, Telli CACD 25-Oct-1996
Both appellants were convicted in respect of an importation of 90 kgs of 65% pure heroin; there were also some lesser charges in respect of the export of heroin in the case of Telli. Middelkoop was caught arriving by ferry in a car towing a horsebox . .
Cited – Regina v Mulkerrins and Sansom CACD 20-Jun-1997
The defendant appealed sentences for importing 795 kgs of cocaine, with a street value of approximately pounds 125 million.
Held: There was evidence of others involved at a level even higher than the two appellants, but both appellants had . .
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Updated: 27 March 2021; Ref: scu.153230