US-woman charged over frozen fish cocaine

A US-based Guyanese was remanded to prison yesterday on a charge that she attempted to smuggle nearly eight pounds of cocaine hidden in frozen fish on to a flight to New York.

Joyce Ram de Cunha, of 55 East 99 Street, Apt. 13A, New York, New York, appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry yesterday afternoon to answer a charge of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. The charge alleged that the woman had in her possession 3.498 kilogrammes of cocaine on May 28 at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri where she was apprehended.

The unrepresented woman, who also supplied a First Street, Alexander Village address to the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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