A 76-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested in connection with two major cocaine seizures linked to Jamaica.
In the first incident on June 18, a female was nabbed at one of Canada’s International airports with cocaine worth over $800,000 CAD.
According to reports, the female traveller arrived on a flight from Jamaica and was referred for a secondary examination at the Pearson International Airport.
During the examination, fourteen and a half pounds of cocaine was discovered in pre-packaged food items.
In a similar incident on June 23, a second female traveller was also arrested after she was busted with drug-filled food packages.
According to The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the cocaine weighed 2.4 pounds and has an estimated street value of $447,500 CAD.
Mavis Coreta Segree and Amran Jama have both been charged with importing an illegal substance.