Woman Arrested for Trying to Smuggle Cocaine Into JFK International Airport Inside Luggage Handles

Another day, another failed smuggling attempt.

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A woman was arrested at JFK International Airport in Queens earlier this week after over two pounds of cocaine was discovered inside of the hand rails on her suitcase.

Chevelle Rusheen Nesbeth arrived at the airport on a flight from Montego Bay, Jamaica on Monday. According to Gothamist, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent noticed "unusually dense" rails on both of her suitcases. Inside, authorities found two-and-a-half pounds of a substance which tested positive for cocaine. 

NBC New York adds that drugs have an estimated street value of $45,000. Meanwhile, Nesbeth faces federal drug smuggling charges. In other news, it's happened yet again.

[via NBC New York]

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