NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A Connecticut man has been accused of trying to smuggle nearly 5 pounds of cocaine inside of his luggage.
Warren Hawk of East Hartford was stopped at John F. Kennedy International Airport, on June 5, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.READ MORE: Broadway League Says Vaccine Mandate For Children Under 12 Will Take Effect Dec. 14
Hawk had been traveling from Georgetown, Guyana.
After seeing rails on the back of the bag that appeared ‘unusually thick’ inspectors decided to take a closer look. Inside they said that they found almost 5-lbs of cocaine.READ MORE: Better.com CEO Vishal Garg Apologizes For Zoom Firing: 'I Blundered The Execution'
Hawk faces federal drug smuggling charges.
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