Waltham Forest man caught with suitcases full of drugs after accepting lift from police

He will be sentenced at a Scottish court next month

Scottish police found 14kg of weed in two suitcases (Stock image/Michael Moriarty from Pixabay)
Scottish police found 14kg of weed in two suitcases (Credit: BLT Bangkok)

A Waltham Forest man was caught with 14kg of weed after accepting a lift from Scottish police.

Jesse Winsborough, 30, has confessed to moving drugs between London and Perthshire, Scotland, in January last year, as reported by the BBC.

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The self-employed flooring worker was caught after crashing his car in a blizzard late at night and being spotted by Perthshire police pulling two suitcases along a busy road.

Winsborough accepted a lift from the officers, who noticed a “strong smell” of weed when loading his luggage into their car.

Inside they discovered 14kg of vacuum-packed weed, worth an estimated £140,000 if sold.

Winsborough will be sentenced in December at Perth Sheriff Court.

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