T&T woman arrested in drug bust in St Kitts

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 09:00

St Kitts police have arrested a woman from Trinidad and Tobago in a cocaine bust at a Basseterre guesthouse.

According to reports, the arrest was made in a joint operation by the Anti-Drug Unit, the Special Services Unit (SSU) and Her Majesty's Customs and Excise Department.

The bust netted one kilo of cocaine on Tuesday.

The T&T national, whose name has not as yet been released, is said to have recently travelled to St Kitts.

The woman was at the guesthouse at the time when the bust was made.

Police confirmed that the drugs were found when a search warrant was executed on the room of the establishment.

Several taped packages of cocaine were hidden in a secret compartment in the suitcase the woman arrived with.    

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