Police have in custody two American women who were arrested at the Sangster
International Airport in St James on Friday, July 24 in relation to the seizure of more than a
million dollars’ worth of cocaine.
The women have been identified as 24-year-old Lakeisha Bell and 18-year-old Satania
Clarke, both of Connecticut in the United States of America (USA).
Reports are that about 12:20 p.m., the women arrived at the airport to board a flight for New
York, USA. However, during security checks, four packages containing cocaine was found in
The drug weighs approximately 2.5 pounds and has an estimated street value of J$1.3
The women will answer to the charges of possession of cocaine, dealing in cocaine and
attempting to export cocaine. they are booked to appear in the St. James Parish Court on
Friday, July 31.