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Four Years In Jail For Cocaine Smuggler

A woman (42) has been sentenced to four years in prison after importing cocaine, with a street value of up to £40,000, into Jersey.

Janice Catherine Mawdsley, from Southport, was arrested after arriving at Jersey Airport in mid-April.

She was in possession of 188g of the Class A drug.

"The sentencing today reflects the serious nature of the attempted importation of Class A drugs into Jersey.

Jersey Customs & Immigration Service will continue to target the borders to protect the island from this type of crime." - Rhiannon Small, Senior Manager at Jersey Customs and Immigration.

Anyone with information on drug smuggling can call 0800 735 5555.

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