Four kilos of cocaine intercepted at CJIA
Police anti-narcotics agents attached to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) yesterday intercepted four kilograms of cocaine said to be in the possession of an American citizen identified as Shawn Glasgow.
Glasgow was apprehended when he attempted to board a flight destined for New York.
The drug was allegedly detected by the scanner used by police anti narcotics agents in the wee hours of the morning.
Reports reaching this newspaper indicated that the illegal substance was found stashed in a false wall of Glasgow’s suitcase.
The 25-year-old resides at 300 Hawthorne Avenue, New York and was reportedly attempting to board a Caribbean Airlines flight scheduled to depart at 3:30 hrs.
A police statement issued yesterday stated that Glasgow has been arrested and is in custody assisting with the investigations.