Man smuggled 220lb of tobacco through Portsmouth International Port

CAUGHT Paul Adlington was clocked smuggling tobacco through Portsmouth International Port

CAUGHT Paul Adlington was clocked smuggling tobacco through Portsmouth International Port

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A MAN has admitted smuggling 220lb of tobacco through Portsmouth International Port in a van while transporting his five-year-old son.

Paul Adlington, 49, was clocked while driving a Ford Transit van en route from France.

After being stopped, the van was searched and officers found the Golden Virginia tobacco – worth £20,728.80 – hidden in three compartments.

 

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