Five US citizens held with cocaine at airport

Five American citizens were early yesterday morning busted at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri with cocaine hidden in their crotches as they were preparing to board a New York-bound flight.

They will be placed before the court on Monday.

A source close to the investigation told Stabroek News that the quintet – two men and three women – had the cocaine concealed in condoms. According to the source, the discoveries were made around 5 am as they were undergoing security checks.
According to the source, the five were all subjected to random pat downs which resulted in the cocaine being found.
All five people were booked to travel on a Delta Airlines flight bound for the JFK Airport in New York.

More in Local News

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. Gafoor’s employee succumbs after accident

  2. NA woman burned by ex in acid attack

  3. Computer technician jailed for two years over visa racket

  4. Ramkarran condemns gov’t over attacks on judiciary

  5. Guyanese man loses Canadian residency after spending most of his time in Guyana

  6. Labourer, 17, stabbed to death over $440 loan

  7. Former New York state Senate leader John Sampson sentenced to five years in prison – Newsday

  8. AK-47, ammo found in Campbellville house, three men held

  9. Man killed in ice plant blast at Houston


Recommended For You