A one-legged drug smuggler who tried to import £8m price of medication has been on the run for greater than a yr.
Richard Wakeling, 52, fled to Belfast in January 2018 forward of a trial at Chelmsford Crown Court docket.
Wakeling, of Brentwood, Essex, was jailed in his absence for 11 years for conspiracy to import amphetamines.
The Nationwide Crime Company has launched new CCTV footage in a bid to catch Wakeling, who has a prosthetic leg and wishes common medical remedy.
It stated he had hyperlinks to Eire, Canada and Thailand.
Wakeling left his house on 5 January in his Audi Q3 earlier than catching a bus from Heathrow to Glasgow, after which taking a ferry from Stranraer to Belfast.
Every week later his car was pushed again to his house handle.
NCA operations supervisor Paul Inexperienced stated: “Wakeling has been on the run for effectively over a yr now and is aware of we’re still on the lookout for him.
“He also needs to know we’ll do all the things in our energy to convey him again to serve his sentence.
“I would urge him to hand himself in. I’ve no doubt someone seeing this appeal will have information about his whereabouts.”
Plastic drums of liquefied amphetamine had been found by Border Drive officers in April 2016, sparking the NCA investigation.
Lorry drivers Lesley Muffett, 59, of Campbell Street, Witham, and Stuart Davidson, 65, of Chesham Drive, Basildon, in addition to Darren Keane, 34, of Kiln Drive, Milton Keynes, had been convicted of their involvement alongside the absent Wakeling after a 12-week trial.
Keane was jailed for 9 years, Davidson to eight years and Muffett for six years for conspiring to import medicine.