Drug trafficking gang smuggled $130M of cocaine and heroin into Australia and NZ, Czech police say
Police in the Czech Republic say they teamed up with authorities in Australia and the US to break up an international drug trafficking gang that allegedly smuggled hundreds of kilograms of drugs across four continents.Czech officials say the group hired smugglers to travel from Prague to Australia with several kilograms of cocaine and heroin each time, amounting to hundreds of kilograms of drugs.
Cocaine Cassie Sainsbury , 24 , is ENGAGED to Colombian prison girlfriend , 29 , who calls her ' Princess Rapunzel ' - after Australian drug smuggler dumped her boyfriend when she was jailed . Australian drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury is engaged to her prison lover, two years
Australian drug smuggler Cassandra Sainsbury has had her bid for freedom delayed indefinitely after a series of incidents in her Colombian jail . Sainsbury was sentenced to six years in prison after being found guilty of trying to smuggle 6kg of cocaine out of Colombia in April 2017. She was due to
Australian drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury is engaged to her prison lover, two years after she was jailed for trying to smuggle cocaine out of a Colombian airport.
The 24-year-old, from Adelaide, confirmed she is planning a wedding after Venezuelan girlfriend Joli, 29, proposed to her behind bars last month.
'She stole my heart. We are very happy together and if time allows us, we will be with each other for many years,' she told New Idea.
The upcoming nuptials come nine months after the two struck up a romance while serving time at El Buen Pastor women's prison in Bogota, Colombia.
Sainsbury was sentenced to six years in jail after she was found guilty of trying to smuggle 6kg of cocaine out of the country in April 2017.
Eighty charged in Sydney cocaine crackdown
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Adelaide drug mule Cassie Sainsbury , who is serving a six-year jail term for trying to smuggle Cassie Sainsbury : another accused drug mule, another Australian soap opera | Alana Schetzer. In an interview with the Nine Network’s 60 Minutes program in September, Sainsbury told of how she
My Colombian prison hell: Cassie Sainsbury reveals she hopes to be freed ‘within months’ Cassie Sainsbury was caught with 5.8kg of cocaine hidden in her luggage. She is facing up to 25 Accused drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury has revealed she hopes to be set free from her Colombian jail
At the time of her conviction, she was engaged to 25-year-old Scott Broadbridge, but admitted the two no longer speak after their split in February last year.
The former personal trainer revealed her now fiancee surprised her with a ring and banner reading: 'Cassie, will you marry me?' in the corridor of the prison after playing a game of soccer.
'A huge amount of people were watching me! She doesn't speak English, she was trying to learn English to propose. It was quite cute! I said yes, of course,' she told the magazine.
Over the last two years, Sainsbury has learned to speak Spanish fluently and now teaches English to inmates in the prison, she said.
The pair plan to tie the knot in the beautiful coastal city of Cartagena some time next year after they are both released.
Hope for two Aussies on Bali drug charges
A prosecutor has asked for two Australians charged with cocaine possession in Bali to be given lenient sentences after they were found to be drug addicts. Two Australians charged with cocaine possession in Bali wept in relief after the prosecutor called for sentences of 14 to 18 months, including time served.Former Melbourne nightclub promoters William Cabantog, 35, and David Van Iersel, 38, had faced up to 12 years behind bars if convicted. Those found guilty of being drug abusers face a maximum of four years. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.
Australian drug mule Cassie Sainsbury has undergone an incredible transformation and could be freed from a Colombian prison early next year as Cocaine Cassie 'misses her family but is over her ex-fiance' as she prepares for release from Colombian jail after undergoing incredible transformation.
Drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury could walk free from jail in SIX MONTHS if she 's allowed to Sainsbury was sentenced to six years in jail after the judge accepted a plea deal The 22-year-old has claimed she was forced to carry 5.8kg of cocaine overseas
Joli, who is serving time for theft, will be released in January, while Cassie is due for parole in April.
'Joli says she will wait for me [when she is out], and she'll come back and visit me. I'll definitely be going back home after. I'd like to bring her back … I'd like that to be the plan,' she said.
The romance has been well-documented on social media, with Joli frequently sharing photos of the happy couple on Facebook.
Man jailed for bashing Melbourne strip club owner
A man who bashed a Melbourne strip club owner after he refused to sell his share in the venue has been jailed. Brendan Bradshaw, 48, helped beat up Exotica Gentlemen's Club part-owner Robert Srbinoski in May 2018. In May 2018, the now-defunct CBD venue was in financial strife and Bradshaw, who had previously served in the Navy, saw a business opportunity.He and another man wanted Robert Srbinoski's 50 per cent stake in the $700,000 venue for just $50,000."This is how this is going to go down.
Cassie Sainsbury revealed she broke up with her boyfriend Scott Broadbridge after being jailed in Colombia, and revealed she only Speaking from her Colombian prison , Sainsbury said she ended the relationship. Sainsbury revealed she stood to make as little as ,000 for smuggling cocaine .
Accused drug smuggler Cassandra Sainsbury ’s fiancé arrives at Colombian jail to visit her - only to Cassie Sainsbury was caught with 5.8kg of cocaine hidden in her luggage She is facing up to 25 years behind bars in a notorious Colombian prison
'Our first Colombian Valentine's Day together and five months by your side, my princess Rapunzel. Love you Cassie,' she wrote in one post.
In another Facebook post, she updated her friends of her wedding plans with a status saying: 'Ladies and gentlemen, I'm getting married.'
She shared photos of the pair's engagement rings captioned: 'I promise to be faithful for the rest of my life my princess Rapunzel. I love you Cassie. '
Sainsbury revealed she has been in same-sex relationships before Joli.
She previously engaged to Scott Broadbridge at the time of her conviction, but admitted the two no longer speak.
In an interview with KISSFM's Kyle and Jackie O Show last year Sainsbury confirmed she had broken up with her model/personal trainer fiancee, just months after the couple revealed they were planning a 'lavish' prison wedding.
Victorian killer uncle jailed for 26 years
A Melbourne man who fatally shot his nephew after an argument about money has been jailed for 26 years. A Melbourne man who shot his nephew in an "extreme and shocking" execution-style murder John Pozzebon, 58, admitted shooting his nephew Jason Smith in the head after an argument about money at Sunshine in 2018.One of the killer's supporters was forced to leave the court after calling the dead man a "drug addict".Justice Andrew Tinney asked the woman if she wished to remain in court to which she replied: "I don't care". She then left the court room.
Calls for drug smuggler to reimburse taxpayer money spent on her defense. Sainsbury was sentenced to six years in jail after the judge accepted a plea deal. The 22-year-old claimed she was Sainsbury is teaching English inside the prison and with time already served, plus her work in jail
Adelaide drug mule Cassie Sainsbury has been sentenced to six years behind bars in Colombia after a judge agreed to a plea deal. Sainsbury has claimed she was forced to carry 5.8kg of cocaine overseas. Defence and prosecution agreed to a deal to reduce Sainsbury 's jail time.
'I actually broke up with Scott back in February. It's been kept very quiet,' she told Kyle and Jackie O in April 2018.
'From the moment I got in here the relationship was doomed. I broke up with Scott because it was the best thing for me and the best thing for his future as well.'
She went on to say how her stint in prison following her drug conviction for which she was dubbed 'Cocaine Cassie' in Australia, has made her a 'stronger' and more 'mature' person.
Sainsbury faced a possible 30-year sentence for the drug smuggling but was eventually sentenced to six years in prison as art of a plea deal.
She was caught trying to fly out of Bogota's El Dorado International Airport in April with 5.8kg of cocaine stuffed into 18 headphones hidden in her luggage after a tip-off from the US Drug Enforcement Agency.
Earlier this year her lawyer Orlando Herran told News Corp Australia the former brothel worker and failed business owner has matured into a respected member of the prison who now has a different perspective on life.
She also looks much healthier after losing lots of weight, takes exercise seriously and has since adapted to Colombian food.
Despite her transformation, Sainsbury is extremely lonely and misses her family, especially her mum and stepdad who she speaks a lot about, her lawyer added.
Bali Nine heroin smuggler Scott Rush pens emotional plea for freedom as he vows to become an anti-drugs campaigner while serving life in jail .
The 34-year-old has spent the last 14 years behind bars for his role in the thwarted 2005 heroin smuggling plan, that resulted in two Australians receiving capital punishment.The 34-year-old has spent the last 14 years behind bars for his role in the thwarted 2005 heroin smuggling plan, that resulted in two Australians - Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran - being sentenced to death by firing squad.