Friday, 1 February 2013
Two ladies from the Bronx have been arrested with six and a half kilos of cocaine hidden in 'diapers' under their pants. They were returning to New York's JFK on a JetBlue flight from the Dominican Republic, Priscilla Pena and Michelle Blassingale were relying on the cocaine girdles to give off a natural appearance. However, Customs and Border Protection officers were alerted to the pair who had flown in from Santo Domingo when drug-sniffing dogs started to go wild.
Checking their luggage, but finding no trace of drugs, the officers began a pat-down of the two women and discovered the cocaine filled diapers around the ladies hind quarters.The ladies then read their rights and were arrested and taken into custody.
This picture shows the padding and pouches of the cocaine diapers and what are believed to be a pair of one of the ladies' discarded pan