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American held in coke bust at Sangster

Published:Monday | December 6, 2021 | 12:10 AM

An American citizen was taken into custody following a drug seizure at the Sangster International Airport on Saturday.

Reports are that, about noon, the female was about to board a flight to Charlotte in the United States when the narcotics police searched her luggage and found in secret compartments a white substance resembling cocaine. She was taken into custody and the drug seized.

The drug is approximately 4.25lb with an estimated street value of US$96,500.

Her name is being withheld pending a formal interview in the presence of her attorney-at-law.