BREAKING: Major drugs haul on Eastbourne yacht

Sussex Police
Sussex Police

Police have discovered cannabis worth £280,000 on a boat at Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne.

Officers boarded the boat shortly after midnight yesterday (Thursday).

Two men have been arrested and are due to appear in court at Brighton this morning.

They have been named as Anthony Poyser, 28, and Harrison Law, 21, both of no fixed address.

They have been charged with the improper importation of cannabis worth £280,000.

Chief Inspector Emma Brice, Eastbourne district police commander, said, “ I am aware of the concern about the security of smaller ports and harbours around Britain’s coastline.

“I would like to reassure people that police are alert to the situation and will respond whenever circumstances demand.”

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