An arriving passenger tried to smuggle $115K-worth of cocaine through New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport by hiding it inside Baileys liquor bottles.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities, Jamaican citizen Akeem Rasheen Lewis arrived on a flight from Kingston, Jamaica on September 28.
Upon examination, CBP officers discovered white powered wrapped in clear plastic bags hidden within three Baileys liquor bottles.
NBC New York reports that three packages containing a total nine pounds of cocaine worth $115,000 were found.
Lewis was arrested and turned over to Homemade Security Investigations Special Agents.