A woman was arrested and charged for Breaches Under the Dangerous Drugs Act following a police operation on Saturday(March 20).
The woman has been identified as 42-year-old Stacey-Ann Smith a data entry clerk of Irwin, Montego Bay, St. James.
Reports are that about 11:00 a.m., Smith arrived at the Donald Sangster International Airport and attempted to board a JetBlue flight destined to Fort Lauderdale, USA.
During security checks, approximately three pounds of cocaine was found in her possession.
Smith was subsequently arrested and charged with Possession of cocaine, Dealing in cocaine and Attempting to export cocaine.
The illicit drug has an estimated street value of USD 68,000.00.
She is scheduled to appear before the St. James Parish Court on March 29.