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Friday, 23 March 2018

Jamaican Airline Crew Member Busted For Trying To Smuggle Cocaine To U.S.


A Jamaican airline crew member tried to slip nine pounds of cocaine taped to his legs into the U.S., officials said Thursday.



Hugh Hunt, a Jamaican citizen, tried to smuggle the drugs on a Fly Jamaica Airways plane from Montego Bay on Saturday, authorities charge.

At Kennedy Airport, Customs and Border Protection officers ordered him into a private search room, where they found four packages taped to his legs, each containing cocaine worth about $160,000.

“This seizure is another example of our CBP officers being ever vigilant in protecting the United States from the distribution o


Hall was arraigned on drug smuggling charges Monday in in Brooklyn Federal Court and ordered held without bail,Daily News reported.


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