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MAN TO STAND TRIAL OVER $245 MILLION DRUG HAUL

A Newcastle man, accused of helping to import $245 million worth of cocaine in the hull of a yacht, will stand trial next year.

Craig William Lembke is facing a possible life sentence – but claims he wasn’t aware the drugs were onboard.

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About Tyson Cottrill

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Tyson Cottrill is a journalist and producer based in Newcastle, with 10 years television news experience. Tyson first began work with NBN in 2007, before being employed as a journalist at Channel Nine in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Born and raised in Newcastle, Tyson has a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.

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