Cocaine found in mail on New York bound flight

The Police Narcotics Branch at the Cheddi International Airport found 644 grams of cocaine on a plane bound for New York on Friday afternoon.

An official at the airport confirmed that it was a BW 526 Caribbean Airlines flight on which the narcotics were found. “It was found in a mail headed to New York,” the official said.

According to a statement from the police the discovery was made around 13:00 hours after they had conducted a search of the cargo on the flight.

Police say investigations are in progress.

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