Airline passengers caught with cocaine taped to their bodies
U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New York arrested not one, but two travelers arriving on the same flight attempting to transport illegal drugs into the United States.
On April 19, Mr. Ariel Garcia, a U.S citizen, arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and presented himself for inspection.
During the search, the officers discovered packages taped to his legs. The packages contained cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $180,000.
Meanwhile, Mr. Elvin Montilla-Sosa, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was found with cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $200,000.