New York-bound woman busted with cocaine in hand luggage at CJIA

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CANU said a quantity of cocaine was found concealed in the walls of a laptop that was inside of the woman’s hand luggage

A 25-year-old overseas-based Guyanese woman was busted on Friday evening with a quantity of cocaine in her hand luggage at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA). 

The suspect of Lamaha Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana and Jamaica, Queen’s, New York remains in custody.

They Break News understands that the woman was an outgoing passenger on a Jetblue flight destined for JFK International Airport, New York when a Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) officer found the cocaine concealed in the walls of a laptop that was inside of her hand luggage.

As such, she was arrested and escorted to CANU headquarters in Georgetown for further questioning. Investigations are ongoing.

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