Newcastle musician, Craig Lembke has been jailed for at least 6 years for helping import hundreds of millions of dollars of cocaine on board a yacht.
Lembke was sentenced to a maximum 9 years in Coffs Harbour District Court this afternoon.
The 50-year was found guilty of sailing the 13-metre catamaran, which was packed with 700-kilograms of cocaine, from Tahiti to Toronto in 2017.
He’s the third person to be jailed over the drug haul.
Lembke will be eligible for parole in November 2023.