Saturday 11 July, 2020

Jamaican allegedly caught trying to smuggle cocaine in hair spray

A Jamaican national was arrested at the Owen Roberts International Airport in Cayman Islands on Saturday after he was allegedly found to be in possession of approximately 2 lbs of cocaine.

The illicit drug was concealed in hair products bottles, according to customs officers.

The 25 year-old male was reportedly arrested for the offences of importation of cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine with intent to supply. He had arrived on a Cayman Airways flight from Kingston, Jamaica when his luggage was reportedly x-rayed, searched and the drug discovered.

A 59-year-old female Jamaican work permit holder was also arrested in relation to the bust.

 

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