Geoff Hyde – Convicted of drug smuggling. Sentenced to 22 years in prison

On February 27, 2006, haulier Geoff Hyde took a call on his mobile. Taking that call changed his life forever; because it ended up with the 59 year old grandfather being found guilty of drug smuggling. He was sentenced to 22 years in prison.

Geoff Hyde had no previous convictions not even a driving offence. He is a loving husband and supportive father – both to the daughters from his first marriage and to his second wife’s son, who he adopted.


Geoff’s case is featured in The Guardian’s website series “Justice on Trial”


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