Exeter woman accused of 4kg cocaine smuggling attempt

A Devon woman has appeared in court charged with attempting to smuggle 4kg of cocaine into the UK.

Sandra Angove was arrested at Heathrow Airport after she arrived on a flight from Madrid, Spain, on Sunday.

The 41-year-old of Okehampton Road, Exeter, had travelled from Panama. The drugs had an estimated value of £160,000.

She appeared before Uxbridge Magistrates on Monday and was remanded in custody until 28 September.

A UK Border Agency spokesman at Heathrow Airport said: "Our officers are on constant alert to keep drugs, firearms and other banned substances out of the UK."

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