Pehaps sounding more like the beginning of a bad novel, comes this article on a bass guitarist from a 1980s pop band charged with being a ringleader in a drug smuggling operation on board a catamaran in this story from the Daily Mail.
A pop musician who is alleged to be the ringleader of a drug importation syndicate has had fresh charges laid against him as he undergoes trial for importing cocaine.
Newcastle musician Kent Anthony Jackson, 63, faced the Newcastle Magistrates Court last week where his solicitor told the court he intended on pleading guilty to the charge of ‘importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug’.
Mr Jackson is a well known bass player for new wave pop band The Eighty Eights that was most known in the 1980s.
The day before his hearing Mr Jackson was issued with another charge of dealing in the proceeds of crime by the Australian Federal Police. Read More