NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Talk about a loaded diaper.
Priscilla Pena and Michelle Blassingale, of The Bronx, arrived at JFK Airport on a JetBlue flight from the Dominican Republic on Saturday.READ MORE: NYPD: Officer Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn, Suspect Shot By Police; Both Hospitalized
Pena was selected for inspection by customs agents because a drug-sniffing dog alerted agents to something around Pena’s midsection, according to the court documents.
According to an affidavit, agents searched Pena’s luggage and said she appeared very nervous during the search.
An agent then requested a pat-down and Pena agreed. That is when the agent found a hard object around Pena’s stomach and buttocks.
A partial strip search revealed a girdle, resembling a diaper and a silver plastic wrapper.READ MORE: New York City Begins Offering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12-15 After CDC Approval
It contained cocaine, agents said.
Pena was placed under arrest. Pena then told agents she was traveling with Blassingale, who was also searched and was found to also have cocaine in her diaper.
In total, both women were found with nearly seven kilos of cocaine.
Blassingale was in custody in Brooklyn and Pena was released on $150,000 bond.MORE NEWS: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody Near Jacksonville, Florida
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