534 grams of cocaine found in the package destined for New York

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) ranks this morning found about 534 grams of cocaine in a pack of locally sourced snacks destined for Brooklyn, New York, USA.

The drug bust was made at Eugene F. Correia International Airport, Ogle.

Pathrina Pilgrim, 30, of North Road Bourda, posted the box in question and is currently in custody pending an investigation.

According to a statement from CANU, an officer this morning intercepted a box containing suspected cocaine before the box was loaded on a flight scheduled for Brooklyn New York.

The suspected cocaine was found in two parcels wrapped in carbon and hidden in a fake wall to the bottom of that box.

The box contained several packages of local snacks: coconut biscuit, mitty, chicken foot and one packet of uncooked vermicelli.

Several people have since been contacted at the forthcoming investigation.

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