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Police: Woman Caught With More Than 6 Pounds Of Cocaine At JFK

Drugs Were Allegedly Stuffed Into Hair Product Containers
Authorities say a woman tried to smuggle more than 6-pounds of cocaine through customs inside of hair product containers. (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities say a woman tried to smuggle more than 6-pounds of cocaine through customs inside of hair product containers. (Credit CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a shocking find at customs at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday.

A woman named Erika Rodriguez was caught with more than 6 pounds of cocaine stuffed inside of hair product containers, according to authorities.

Inspectors became suspicious because the containers felt unusually heavy, CBS 2 reported.

Rodriguez had just flown in from the Dominican Republic. She faces narcotic smuggling charges.

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