A woman was caught at JFK Airport with $10,000 worth of cocaine hidden in her vagina.
Authorities found the half-pound of cocaine inserted in Shekira Thompson, 24, last Sunday as she returned to New York from a trip to Jamaica, the A 24-year-old woman was busted at Kennedy Airport trying to smuggle $10,000 worth of cocaine into the city by hiding it in her vagina, officials said.
Shekira Thompson, a U.S. citizen, was caught with a half-pound package of the white powder inserted into her private area on Sunday as she returned from a trip to her native Jamaica.
During a routine screening at about 1 p.m., U.S. Customs cops pulled her aside after noticing she was sweating profusely, said a law enforcement source.
Thompson, who lives in Springfield Gardens in Queens, was brought to a private search room where she admitted to hiding the drugs. She produced an oval-shaped ball, wrapped in brown duct tape, containing about 255.5 grams of cocaine, according to authorities.