Jamil Hopoate pleads guilty to cocaine supply

Former NRL participant Jamil Hopoate has pleaded responsible to industrial cocaine provide.

The previous Bronco confronted a Sydney courtroom at the moment and pleaded responsible to 1 rely of supplying a prohibited drug in a big industrial amount.

Hopoate was caught in a police sting over cocaine provide at Botany in Sydney’s south final yr.

Jamil Hopoate arriving at Downing Centre Local Courts.
Jamil Hopoate arriving at Downing Centre Native Courts. (RHETT WYMAN)

Officers intercepted half a tonne of cocaine imported on a aircraft from the UK to Sydney in Might 2021 and swapped it with a impartial powder earlier than ready for somebody to gather it.

Hopoate was allegedly caught carrying eight-kilogram blocks in a backpack, which he was then accused of ditching, earlier than main police on a pursuit over fences and thru backyards.

His lawyer advised the courtroom he can be disputing the precise quantity of medication the previous NRL participant has been charged with supplying.

The 27-year-old stays out on bail and can be sentenced in June.

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