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Cocaine found in girdle, underwear at JFK, officials say (U. S. Customs and Border Protection)

Officials: Guyanese Woman Found With Cocaine In Underwear, Girdle At JFK

Olive Fowler was escorted to a private room where CBP officers searched her. It was during this search that they found packages concealed in the girdle and underwear, officials said.

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9 Accused Of Involvment In NY, NJ Cocaine Trafficking Ring Arraigned

A lead defendant, Ralph Ben Cotto was held without bail and charged as a major trafficker under the state’s drug kingpin law, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

04/01/2015

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Cocaine Found In Milk, Custard Powder Bags Inside Woman’s Luggage At JFK

A woman is facing drug smuggling charges for allegedly using a unique trick to sneak cocaine into the country.

12/10/2014

This black duffel bag full of cocaine was found in a container of was agents expected to be wine at Port Newark. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Authorities: More Than 35 Pounds Of Cocaine Found In Port Newark Shipment

Customs agents at Port Newark uncorked more than they bargained for after inspecting a ship in October.

11/25/2014

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Authorities: Traveler At JFK Airport Found Carrying $87K Worth Of Cocaine

She was arrested after a K-9 named Fenja alerted her handler to a suspicious suitcase on Sunday.

11/19/2014

19 Charged For Selling Crack Cocaine In East Harlem Public Housing Complex

Nineteen people have been charged with selling crack cocaine in the lobbies, hallways, elevators and even playgrounds of an East Harlem public housing complex.

10/11/2014

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Los Angeles Man Sentenced For Role In Drug Ring With Ties To New Jersey

A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for his role in a transcontinental narcotics network that conducted its operations in New Jersey.

09/09/2014

A drug workstation in a Brentwood house. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

More Than 20 People Arrested In Long Island Drug Ring Takedown

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said sales occurred on side streets near the Sunrise Highway or the Long Island Expressway and some regular customers got home delivery.

08/12/2014

The Juan Sebastian de Elcano, a training vessel for the Spanish navy, in New York City on May 15, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Spanish Navy Training Ship Allegedly Smuggled Cocaine To New York

A Civil Guard statement Wednesday said three sailors were arrested on July 12 when the ship returned to Spain, but the drug wasn’t found until last Saturday, hidden in the ship’s reserve sails.

08/06/2014

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Woman Arrested At JFK Airport For Allegedly Smuggling Cocaine In Her Underwear

CBP officers noticed the handle rails of her luggage weren’t working properly, officials said.

07/30/2014

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2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers Island

Two New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.

07/29/2014

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Border Protection K-9 Sniffs Out Cocaine In Suitcase At JFK

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the K-9 named Ari “sniffed” out an arriving passenger’s suitcase while inspecting luggage arriving from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on July 15.

07/24/2014

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Customs Officials: Cocaine Found Smuggled In Cookies At Newark Liberty International Airport

A further inspection revealed 118 oval-shaped pellets of cocaine, weighing a little more than 3 pounds, officials said.

06/19/2014

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Officials: Connecticut Man Busted At JFK With Nearly 5-Lbs Of Cocaine

A Connecticut man has been accused of trying to smuggle nearly 5 pounds of cocaine inside of his luggage.

06/18/2014

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AG Schneiderman: Drug Pipeline From NYC To Dutchess County Busted

A husband and wife allegedly ran the high-volume drug pipeline between their Washington Heights apartment and Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County.

05/28/2014

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