US man accused of importing drugs into WA

Am American man has been charged with importing four kilograms of cocaine into Perth from Thailand.

The 64-year-old was on Monday caught at Perth International Airport with the drug stashed inside the lining of his suitcase, federal police and the Australian Border Force allege.

He appeared in Perth Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug and was remanded in custody to reappear on July 27.