Thursday 17 October, 2019

Airport worker turns himself in after cops make $13m drug find

A ramp cart operator of Norwood, St James, who was being sought by the police in connection with the seizure of some $13 million worth of cocaine at the Sangster International Airport (SIA) in Montego Bay, St James on Wednesday, has turned himself over to the law.

Detectives on the case had given Abrano Reid up to 6.00 pm on Thursday, September 19, to report to the Summit Police Station in the parish.

Reid turned himself in the presence of his attorney on Friday.

The investigators said it is believed that Reid can help them with the probe into the drug seizure. This was after officers from the Narcotics Division bagged the cocaine weighing approximately 22 pounds at the airport during routine checks.

Reports are that about 1.30 pm, law enforcers were conducting checks on an outgoing flight destined for Philadelphia, USA.

During the operation, a toolbox was searched and two bags with a total of 10 packages, each containing substance resembling cocaine were found.

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