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Adam Hunter jailed for nearly 13 years over attempt to import cocaine in excavator from South Africa

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By Blake Foden
Updated September 22 2021 - 12:57pm, first published September 17 2021 - 3:00am
Adam Hunter, who will be behind bars until at least October 2027. Picture: LinkedIn

A Bungendore business owner has been jailed for more than a decade after attempting to import an excavator stuffed full of high-purity cocaine, then giving "deliberately dishonest" evidence about it.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.