NY-bound passenger nabbed with cocaine at CJIA


A frequent traveller was on Monday afternoon arrested at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) after a large quantity of cocaine was found in his luggage.

Based on information reaching INews, the suspect- who resides in Kara Kara, Linden and in Ozone Park, New York, United States of America – was intercepted as an outgoing passenger destined for the USA at around 16:35hrs yesterday.

After a search was conducted on the suspect’s luggage, 1,828 grams of cocaine was found hidden away in one of his suitcases.

The suspect is presently being processed for court.