Cannabis in packages

Two Dutch men who smuggled vast quantities of cannabis from the Netherlands into the UK have been jailed following a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation.

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Another suspected member of an international organised crime group responsible for importing in excess of 50 tonnes of drugs into the UK from the Netherlands has been arrested.

Four people have been arrested and five properties searched as part of an ongoing joint investigation between the National Crime Agency, Bulgarian law enforcement and Merseyside Police.

Custody shots: Rebekah Simons, Carlos Sen, Louise Caswell, Stephen Gibson

Two men from Nottingham have been jailed for a total of five years after being found guilty of posting component parts of an AR15 assault rifle home while on holiday in Florida.

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Five men have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into a crime group suspected of hiding migrants in a cattle truck in a bid to smuggle them into the UK.

Heroin seized in Bradford

Two men accused of distributing heroin in the Yorkshire and Humber region have been charged after 56kg of heroin, worth an estimated £3million at street level, and around £100k cash was seized.


A truck driver who tried to bring an illegal firearm into the country has been jailed for two years and three months.

NCA officer and police officer

County Lines drug networks have been targeted in a week of coordinated law enforcement activity across the UK.

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A woman arrested by the National Crime Agency in Bristol last week as part of an investigation into human trafficking has now been charged.

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Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects have been arrested globally in multi-agency operations sparked by a National Crime Agency investigation into one of the UK’s worst ever child sex offenders.

4 handguns

A man who illegally imported handguns from Spain into Scotland has been jailed for three years and ten months.

Michael Aitken

A pensioner has been given a suspended sentence after making more than 50,000 child abuse images.

NCA officer making arrest

A man arrested in Bristol on Tuesday as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into human trafficking has been charged.

Drugs seized

Charges relate to the importation of £billions worth of drugs.

NCA officers making arrests

A man and woman from Bristol have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the trafficking of Slovakian nationals into the UK for labour exploitation.

Feng Xu

A Chinese national who was responsible for operating a network of properties used by organised crime groups for prostitution or cannabis farms has pleaded guilty to 22 fraud, false ID and money laundering offences.