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Woman held with cocaine worth $8 million hidden in shoes
2012-02-15 19:11:15 | (0 Comments)
A woman is in police custody after allegedly being held with cocaine at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.
The soles of some of the shoes in which cocaine was hidden in the luggage of a female passenger who arrived in Jamaica from Curacao.
The Jamaica Customs Department says the drug is valued at approximately $7.9 million.
The Customs Department says the cocaine was found in the soles of 17 pairs of shoes which were confiscated from the luggage of a female passenger at the airport yesterday.
The department says the woman had arrived in Jamaica on a flight from Curacao.
The passenger was taken into custody and the cocaine seized and handed over to the Trans National Crime and Narcotics Division for weighing and testing.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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