Investigators assigned to the JCF Narcotics Division are now probing a case in which over 4.8 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of USD 144,000.00 was seized at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.

Information provided by the police is that on Wednesday, January 17 about 5 p.m., a female checked in to board a flight destined for London, England. During the security checkpoint, the cocaine was discovered concealed in milk packages in her suitcase.

She was subsequently arrested and placed on reasonable suspicion for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act.

However, her identity is being withheld pending further investigations.