James Acourt charged with conspiracy to supply cannabis

Last month, Stephen Lawrence murder suspect, James Acourt was extradited from Barcelona to face drug charges here in the UK. His arrest in Spain was conducted through a joint operation between the Metropolitan Police, National Crime Agency and Spanish police. He arrived in the UK yesterday and has since been formally charged with conspiracy to supply the class B drug, cannabis. He is due to appear before Westminster Magistrates’ court later today.

 

Extradition of James Acourt

James Acourt has accepted extradition from Spain to the UK pursuant to a European Arrest Warrant. The former suspect in the Stephen Lawrence murder case was arrested in Barcelona and will be extradited to the UK to face numerous high-level drugs charges.