Plane From Jamaica Carrying $1.2 Million In Weed, Coke, Hash Seized At JFK
A plane carrying two duffel bags stuffed with drugs en route from Jamaica was intercepted by U.S Customs and Border Patrol officers on October 29th, the agency announced today.
Customs officials searched the plane following its arrival at JFK, discovering 28 “brick-shaped objects” in two large blue duffel bags stashed behind the side panel wall.
Six of the objects were found to be cocaine, another six were hashish and the remaining 16 were “a green leafy substance,” better known as marijuana. (Read about one Times reporter’s harrowing run-in with the stuff here.) The estimated street value of all the bag’s contents is around $1.2 million, though the number of Halloween parties suddenly deemed “really lame, dude” as a result of the bust is unknown.