Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Spaniard on Drug Count

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Spaniard on Drug Count

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Mike Derry

mike.derry@news-mail.com.au

A SPANISH man who was part of a group that allegedly tried to import 300kg of cocaine through the Bundaberg Port Marina has been committed to stand trial in the Supreme Court.

No evidence was led and Jose Herrero-Calvo was not asked to enter a plea when he appeared in the Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday.

He is facing one charge of importing commercial quantities of a border-controlled drug Co a charge that attracts a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

Magistrate Ross Risson remanded Herrero-Calvo in custody.

The prosecution tendered 102 written statements to the court.

Herrero-Calvo was one of four people, three men and a woman, arrested on November 12, 2011.

The four, all Spanish nationals, have been in custody ever since.

At the time of their arrest police said it was rated as the nationCOs fifth-biggest drug bust.

The drug bust turned the Bundaberg Port into one big crime scene after the arrest in 2011. …

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